Observation 185391: Collybia cirrhata (Schumach.) P. Kumm.

When: 2014-10-23

Collection location: Cascades along Highway 12, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

No specimen available

Fruiting from animal dung on moss. Montane habitat. Stems somewhat yellowish in mature specimens.

Trees in canopy: Douglas fir, Western hemlock, larch, multiple Spruce species, Western red cedar.

Elevation: 2700ft.

Temp: Upper 30’s.

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Thanks Walt-
By: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)
2014-10-24 19:14:06 CDT (-0400)

Thought that the “Dung” in question looked like Peltigera when I came up on it. Probably P. membranacea- it’s pretty common here. Appreciate your expertise as usual :)

Never knew that C. cirrhata also fruited from lichen in addition to rotten mushroom fruit bodies. I figured it was some sort of small animal dung… Glad I know now.

Hope Fall season is going great in your area :)



By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-10-24 19:04:44 CDT (-0400)

looks like a lichen.

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