Observation 213161: Termitomyces umkowaani (Cooke & Massee) D.A. Reid

When: 2015-08-18

Collection location: Gauteng, South Africa [Click for map]

Who: Liz Popich (Lizzie)

No specimen available

Notes:
Large, brown cap, white lamellae, long root, cap diameter 100-200mm, on lawn.

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Habitat
By: Liz Popich (Lizzie)
2015-08-19 17:16:49 IST (+0530)

The termite nests are underground, as deep as 3m. The termites seldom visible above the surface. Therefore the very deep “rooting” system. Always in association with the termites, you just have to dig deep!

Is this habitat
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-08-19 00:17:16 IST (+0530)

common for Termitomyces, Liz? I thought most were on termite mounds.

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