Observation 104034: Gloeocantharellus purpurascens (Hesler) Singer

When: 2012-08-06

Collection location: Jake’s Creek Trail, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevier Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

35.6436° -83.5819° 762m

Who: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)

Specimen available

Notes:
On soil under hardwoods, salmon-orange colored cap fading and discoloring in age, margin usually inrolled, tapered stipe, discoloring purple where handled. This mushroom appears to have a fairly locallized distribution so is not often collected or photographed, but fruits in very large numbers where it is known to occur.

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Very neat mushroom
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-08-06 08:35:59 PDT (-0700)

you sure have found a nice array this week :)

Created: 2012-08-06 07:55:24 PDT (-0700)
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