Observation 19771: Mineral
When: 2009-03-26
Who: mycorium
No herbarium specimen

Notes: -found Cirios Pacific Coast, few miles north of Punta Blanca
-no vegetation or insects around
-found on dried animal droppings
-around rocky/volcanic soil
-color consistency of spray paint

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:58:08 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘baja california, mexico’ to ‘Baja California, Mexico’

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clearly not fungus
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-11-11 23:35:42 EST (-0500)

but naming would not allow “mineral”, “salt”, “bacteria”, or “artifact”.

Looks more mineral, like malachite-azurite
By: PaganHippie
2009-03-26 23:55:44 EDT (-0400)
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2009-03-26 22:30:16 EDT (-0400)

It doesn’t look fungal. Maybe a sulfur bacterial species. Reminds one of the hot springs bacteria in Yellowstone Park.

sounds like coyote got into the paintball stash again!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-03-26 19:07:57 EDT (-0400)

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