Observation 18459: Hydnochaete olivacea (Schwein.) Banker
When: 2009-02-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Another unattractive fungus. I’ve walked by this same stick three or four times this season, and I even picked it up once and decided it was too ugly to warrant a photograph. But yesterday, I decided to snap a few shots to see if this thing could be identified.

The dearth of a species out in the winter makes even the most mundane fungi interesting candidates for photography and identification.

This fungus makes the stick feel dry and fuzzy.

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