Observation 117252: Hemitomes congestum

When: 2012-06-28

Collection location: Horsfall Beach, North Bend, Coos Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: L (algoressister1)

No specimen available

I have tried to find out what this is.
It grows in clusters on either side of a trail. It is 50 feet from a fresh water lake. Grows on the dunes, under conifer trees.
The entire area was filled with a sour beer smell, that this ? put off.
The colony is still there, and I expect it wil re bloom in the spring/summer.

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By: L (algoressister1)
2012-11-20 01:32:56 WIB (+0700)

I hike a lot, and have a wonderful super macro function on my camera.
I am not sure this is not specifically hemitomes congestum. As I have shots of hemitomes congestum which I recognized once I read your thoughts, and looked at the pics.
Now, These two sets of shots are 2 months apart… And I am 80% sure they are from two different places. But since that was 6 months ago… And I have vistited the area some 50 times… I will have to go back in the spring and see.

By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-11-20 01:09:59 WIB (+0700)

Nice ID else!

Hemitomes fruits
By: else
2012-11-20 01:08:15 WIB (+0700)

these are the fruits of a mycoheterotrophic plant – Hemitomes congestum.

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