Observation 196684: Montagnea arenaria (DC.) Zeller
When: 2015-01-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Fried. Scattered population of 10-15 fruiting bodies growing in sand. Near Opuntia, cholla, Ericameria, Juniperus and Salvia. Near an ephemeral stream. Last precipitation approximately two weeks ago.

Stem hollow, tough, and ridged. Gills not apparent. Fruiting body seems to be a spore case that has ruptured irregularly into a number of rays. Spore case with a black interior. No volva seen several cm below sand line.

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Used references: Mushrooms Demystified vol. 2 by D. Arora

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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