Observation 170565: Pisolithus Alb. & Schwein.

When: 2014-07-18

Collection location: Del Mar, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)

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close to 6" long

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By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-07-20 19:03:21 CEST (+0200)

I think it may be a feature of the imported eucalyptus Pisolithus. I don’t see it on other Pisolithus.

not the very bottom
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-07-20 17:23:30 CEST (+0200)

It’s kind of a messy fungus, that section didn’t reach all the way to the root (which I didn’t have the heart to extract). The slightly bluish highlighting in the black area is just an artifact of the photo, is that what you mean?

In your third photo
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-07-20 09:52:09 CEST (+0200)

is the bottom of the photo the bottom of the sporocarp? I think most Pisolithus degrade/mature from the top to the bottom, but this appears to be the opposite. Also interesting there’s so much blue in the bottom portion.

Created: 2014-07-19 08:48:35 CEST (+0200)
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