Observation 111263: Mutinus Fr.

When: 2012-09-26

Collection location: Ojibway Park, Windsor, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

45.5° -79.2° 367m

Who: Jayme Hall

No specimen available

The mushrooms were found in grass, on a hill, under shade cover. The temp was just at freezing at night and many specimens were in the one area.

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56% (1)
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified. Also observations of M. elegans here (on MO). Try searching for Mutinus elegans here (at top of page) and see if you don’t agree. The cap starts out greenish and slimy, but often dries out or is washed away quickly. Relies on flies for spore dispersal. Probably with a distinctive odor.
83% (1)
Recognized by sight: Stinkhorn with the indistinct head of a Mutinus.

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