Observation 203197: Auriscalpium vulgare Gray

When: 2015-04-21

Collection location: Camp TaPaWingo, Gibson, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Matt Welter (mattfungus)

No specimen available

Notes:
Wish I had more than my camera phone at the time. Definitely small. Cap the size of a penny., about 2" high. growing out of buried pine cone (possibly red pine).

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Ear pick 1.jpg
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pine cone hydnum cap.jpg
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pine cone hydnum.jpg
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Ear pick 2.jpg

Proposed Names

90% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: teeth beneath cap, fuzzy stalk and cap, growing out of buried pine cone
Used references: Saw in peterson guide for years, google image search, mushroom observer, kuo

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Interesting mushroom!
By: Atsushi Nakajima (Atsushi Nakajima)
2015-05-13 12:15:44 CDT (-0400)

In Japan, I’ve seen this mushroom several times, from 0m to 1300m above sea level.
It’s hosts were Pinus densiflora and Pinus thunbergii.

A lifer for me!
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2015-04-22 08:21:15 CDT (-0400)

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