Observation 194171: Calostoma lutescens (Schweinitz) Burnap

When: 2014-09-11

Collection location: Umstead State Park, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Used references: Roody Mushrooms of West Virginia and C. Appalachians
61% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: yellow spore cases.

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Beautiful Geoff!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2016-12-08 12:17:17 -05 (-0500)

thanks for sharing with us.

By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2016-12-08 07:11:41 -05 (-0500)

These were a fun find! I saw them two years in a row under the same massive hickory. I didn’t see them this year though!

Nice find,Geoff
By: dario.z (dario13)
2016-12-07 21:18:07 -05 (-0500)
Great find, Geoff
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2016-12-07 16:19:44 -05 (-0500)

Lot of hot lips out there. :-)

considered C. lutescens
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2014-12-22 08:50:06 -05 (-0500)

I read that C. lutescens has a well defined collar (updated: I now see some of that collar on a few of the specimens) – but you’re certainly right about these not being very red.

I find them every fall under a set of hardwoods including a large Mockernut hickory.

hello to you as well!
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2014-12-21 13:10:14 -05 (-0500)

Thank you, Sir. I do love photographing them. And puzzling out their IDs — though it can be very tricky! Hoping to meet some friends here!

Hallo !
By: Claude Kaufholtz-Couture (Claude Kaufholtz-Couture)
2014-12-21 12:57:15 -05 (-0500)

Strange beauty! Very beautiful photo.

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