Observation 152345: Laccaria Berk. & Broome

Small fungus growing with smaller liverworts.


In situ. Both fungus and liverworts.
Clump of mostly mushrooms, associated with liverworts. 1cm across the cap, 1cm high. Only reason I noticed these was because there were several fruiting in close proximity to each other.
While the fungi fruit individually, they like to fruit together.

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Compare to MO 152890
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-11-19 19:39:41 CET (+0100)

taken at same location. Tentatively identified as Laccaria tortilis.

Voted promising
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-11-18 09:43:31 CET (+0100)

not because I don’t agree with Laccaria, but because voting I’d Call It That doesn’t allow much leeway for identification to species. I’d really love to get this small (tiny?) Laccaria positively identified. I will be going back today (Sunday) to take a voucher collection of this for identification.

Created: 2013-11-17 00:41:55 CET (+0100)
Last modified: 2016-11-22 15:02:33 CET (+0100)
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