Observation 120485: Flammulina P. Karst.

When: 2012-12-18

Collection location: Oak Grove, Ripon, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
This was growing against a log
By: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)
2012-12-19 22:18:07 EST (-0500)

but went deep down into the wood debris/leaf mulch into the soil. This same log did have some old Flammulina at the other end of it, I will add pictures of them.

Yes Danny
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-12-19 16:02:19 EST (-0500)

Some Flammulina species have rooting stems and grow on the ground, attached to buried tree or herb roots.
Flammulina populicola is one of them – on deciduous tree roots.
According to Redhead and Petersen it is widespread in western and central parts of North America (Mycotaxon 71).

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-12-19 15:33:38 EST (-0500)

I suspected the same, especially since the stipes of each appear to be velutinous. Do Flammulina stems get this tapered? I half thought it was a Phaeocollybia at first.

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-12-19 14:19:29 EST (-0500)

The host looks like a Flammulina, maybe populicola. Could the tiny ones possibly be baby Flammulinas?

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-12-19 13:08:58 EST (-0500)

how much of the “host’s” stem was underground, and was it in soil?

Created: 2012-12-19 01:47:18 EST (-0500)
Last modified: 2012-12-20 03:32:34 EST (-0500)
Viewed: 82 times, last viewed: 2017-08-05 14:19:31 EDT (-0400)
Show Log