Observation 174362: Agaricomycetes Doweld
When: 2013-11-05
Collection location: Haifa, Israel [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Strange looking mushroom found in a dead tree

Please help us to identify this Mushroom.

Question: http://biology.stackexchange.com/...

“I’m trying to identify this mushroom my sister found at her campus’ lawn. It is brown, looks somewhat like a turtle or a brain and is growing inside of a dead tree trunk. Geographically the campus is in Haifa, Israel in case that helps. Any ideas?”

Images

446122
jSsUm.jpg
Copyright © 2013 StackExchange.com
446121
AMlCY.jpg
Copyright © 2013 StackExchange.com
446123
xTvSQ.jpg
Copyright © 2013 StackExchange.com

Proposed Names

56% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
Pics
By: christopher hodge (christopher hodge)
2014-08-17 20:32:43 CDT (-0400)

Of the gills are needed to identify these. They could be Gymnopilus or Pholiota, but it could be something entirely different. More photos of the underside of the cap will make this guessing game easier.

Created: 2014-08-17 14:59:50 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2014-09-11 21:00:56 CDT (-0400)
Viewed: 53 times, last viewed: 2016-12-02 06:12:33 CST (-0500)
Show Log