Observation 203197: Auriscalpium vulgare Gray
When: 2015-04-21
No herbarium specimen

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

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