Observation 129068: Collybia cirrhata (Schumach.) P. Kumm.

When: 2012-11-18

Collection location: Braga, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)

No specimen available

Notes:
Bad photo, I know… there is no better one, so, after thinking a lot, do I create or not an obs? Create… here it is.

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Bad photo
By: ekingersoll
2013-02-21 00:33:04 CST (-0500)

STOP Bad photos like this serve no purpose. They should never be on MO. They only make MO less useful. STOP this crap.

No
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-02-20 14:21:14 CST (-0500)

ball structure at all, just rhizomorphs/mycelium.

At the base of the stipe
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-02-20 13:47:16 CST (-0500)

attached is the sclerotium which usually is immersed in the rotten fruitbody of the host, some Russula section Nigricantes. The sclerotium is a small round ball-like structure, hard and contains the other “fruitbody” in which the mushroom can survive during unfavorable season.
Such a thing does also possess Polyporus tuberaster.

You kill me rs :)
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-02-20 13:29:53 CST (-0500)

What’s that the sclerotium? I searched but did not understand anything …

Did you look
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-02-20 13:12:43 CST (-0500)

if a sclerotium is present or not?
C. cirrhata lacks sclerotium.
C. tuberosa has brown one.
C. cookei has yellow one.
C. racemosa is dendroid without sclerotium too.

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