Observation 174797: Coltriciella dependens (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Murrill

small (up to 1cm in diam.), pendulous habit, hanging from a central stipe made adorned with long, smooth, fine, cinnamon brown hairs surrounding a coriaceous central core. pore surface grey when young, staining reddish where bruised/handled, then turning to black with time. KOH+ (xanthochroic) on pore surface and context.

Substrate: old, wet, rotting, moss-covered, decorticate, fallen log. fruiting underneath/behind outermost layer of wood.

Habitat: mixed deciduous + coniferous temperate rainforest, ~2350 ft.

Collectors: L. Deininger, L. Gallagher & D. Newman

Collected for the 2014 Fleshy Fungi of the Highlands Plateau course, taught by Andy Methven at the Highlands Biological Station in Highlands, North Carolina.

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/high five
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-08-21 13:51:12 PDT (-0700)

you’re killing it.

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