Observation 184737: Non-fungal
When: 2014-10-21
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

-38% (7)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
44% (8)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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Well said
By: Rocky Houghtby
2014-10-23 17:28:55 CDT (-0500)

Danny.

There is something here
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-10-23 17:22:03 CDT (-0500)

which some of our members may not yet appreciate. This isn’t just a joke, it’s another mushroom observation, as in an observation of mushrooms, if only the representation of one, out in the world. Think of it as a small contribution to the anthropology of fungi/ethnomycology/whatever you want to call it. I’m sure a ton of us either possess or actively collect mushroomy things. I have a filing cabinet full of them. Chef pants, ties, illustrations from old children’s books and encyclopedias, a weird soda bottle, gucci scarves, figurines, various club and foray shirts, newspaper clippings, to say nothing of digital media. I like these things. I want to see mine and others’ given proper curation one day, not only because it would be supremely awesome to have a museum of the fungi, but because it would greatly enhance our ability to evaluate different cultures’ relationships with fungi during different periods of time.

Briefly put, I want more of these observations. We give them a name that Nathan marks as “Not for Export” and don’t have to worry about science sites scraping our scrapbook by mistake. Imagine if MO were a repository of and round table for all works of fungally inspired art? or music? David Rose did some of that with this project:

http://namyco.org/art_registry/index.html

which I find absolutely fascinating.

My $0.02.

Its funny
By: Byrain
2014-10-23 11:14:05 CDT (-0500)

how these obs get more attention than the real fungi…

Weird non-uniform voting….
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2014-10-23 00:30:05 CDT (-0500)

People voting for this as non-fungal voted my wood carving photos as Agaricus carvensis.

http://mushroomobserver.org/181313?q=2IA5l

dood…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-10-22 22:18:46 CDT (-0500)

you should make that a t-shirt.

“Money isn’t lignicolous.”

Didn’t buy it
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-10-22 16:31:02 CDT (-0500)

Money isn’t lignicolous..

did you buy it…?
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-10-22 08:46:02 CDT (-0500)

looks like a nice addition to your ensemble.

This must be var. twoshirtipes!
By: zaca
2014-10-21 19:03:37 CDT (-0500)

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