Observation 104723: Strobilomyces Berk.

When: 2012-08-11

Collection location: Bourne Farm, Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: Nathan Wilson (nathan)

Specimen available

Proposed Names

86% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Distinctive pileus and stipe with dark tufts on a white background; dark grayish pores; red staining.
56% (1)
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, p. 543 under S. floccopus.

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Considering where found
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-08-11 16:30:43 SAST (+0200)

should be S. confusus in Arora (p. 543). But this looks more like S. dryophilus (with pinkish-tan to brown cap), said to be a southern species.

A real Old Man of the Woods!
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2012-08-11 16:20:49 SAST (+0200)

My youngest daughter just noted that the larger one actually has a nose and eyes. That was not intentional when I took the picture!

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