Observation 10099: Leccinum rotundifoliae (Singer) A.H. Sm., Thiers & Watling
When: 2008-08-26
Collection location: Canada [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

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Leccinum
By: arcticshrrom (arctic_shroom)
2008-09-05 12:33:57 CDT (-0500)

you can see greenish, blueish stain on the end of the stem

…it was the tundra-like ground cover that caught my eye…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-28 12:37:28 CDT (-0500)
Betula nana
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2008-08-28 11:33:18 CDT (-0500)

The host is Betula nana, seen to the right in the picture:
http://www.treesforlife.org.uk/tfl.dwarf_birch.html

Possible host.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-08-27 18:17:14 CDT (-0500)

Ground cover: part is kinnikinnick, aka Bearberry, aka Arctostaphylos uva-ursa (I think – probably spelled wrong). Should have bright red berries. Native Americans often added it dried to make pemmican.

tricky ID. what about the darkened pore surface?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-27 13:57:18 CDT (-0500)
interesting groundcover. what was it growing with?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-26 21:57:50 CDT (-0500)

Created: 2008-08-26 21:08:13 CDT (-0500)
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