Observation 147370: Mutinus bambusinus (Zoll.) E. Fisch.,

When: 2013-10-06

Collection location: RFRI Campus bambusetum, Sotai, Jorhat, Assam, India [Click for map]

26.7837° 94.295° 95m

Who: GIRISH GOGOI (girishgogoi)

Specimen available

Notes:
Frequently growing on soil of Bamboo thicket and decaying bamboo stump; The stalk is hollow, porus, pinkish white in colour; its shape is cylindrical below, but it gradually tapers to a narrow apex with a small opening at the tip,The remains of the ‘egg’ forms a volva (cup) around the base of the stalk. The upper halve of the stalk is red in colour, covered with a foul-smelling slimy green spore mass called ‘gleba’The matured fruit body is around 10-15 cm length grows from a egg or button, egg is 1.5-3 cm by 1-2 cm in size. The spores are 4–7 by 2–3 µm, oblong-elliptical, smooth, and embedded in the gleba.

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