Observation 202664: Crassisporium funariophilum (M.M. Moser) Matheny, P.-A. Moreau & Vizzini

When: 2015-04-02

Collection location: Oconee National Forest, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Caps up to 2 cm. On ground with 2/3 needle pine and oak.

Proposed Names

-64% (3)
Recognized by sight: scurfy orange cap with white margin, distant orange gills, white cortina, rusty brown spore deposit, early spring fruiting, with oak
Used references: Kuo, M. (2011, November). Cortinarius distans. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/cortinarius_distans.html
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Thanks Jacob
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-04-14 03:03:50 CEST (+0200)

There was a burn in the area. Also, I’ve done a little sleuthing since your proposal and the pines in this area are loblolly which is related to lodgepole, which is a tree commonly invaded by this fungus after a burn.


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