Observation 206454: Polyporales sensu lato

When: 2015-06-13

Collection location: Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia [Click for map]


Who: Hans W. Dahners (Atlides)

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Okay, the clearly defined stipe…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-06-14 20:19:39 PDT (-0700)

is a far cry from the “central column-like structure” which Mushroom Expert mentions for L. rubriviridis. So I agree, this obs is not representative of that weird subterranean Lactarius.

But as for sweeping generalizations… Agaricus bitorquis is an example of a stipate agaric that develops below ground, and often stays there after maturing.

in the picture
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-06-14 19:57:08 PDT (-0700)

unless that’s just where it was placed for photography. either way, it’s stipitate, which defies any likelihood of being hypogeous.

By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-06-14 14:24:26 PDT (-0700)

poroid?… or ambiguous?

Where does it say this was found “well above the ground on moss-covered wood?”

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-06-14 10:27:56 PDT (-0700)

If one ignores the small matters of occurrence in an angiospermous Central American rainforest, presence of a poroid hymenium, and occurrence well above the ground on moss covered wood.

Just happened to run across…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-06-14 05:33:06 PDT (-0700)

this weird Lactarius. http://www.mushroomexpert.com/lactarius_rubriviridis.html

Description actually seems to fit this obs.

Created: 2015-06-13 12:49:35 PDT (-0700)
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