Observation 24954: Elaphocordyceps ophioglosoides
When: 2009-09-04
Collection location: Maine, USA [Click for map]
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: I thought i had a club fungus, the “root” smells just like a chanterelle.. mycoparasite?

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E.granulatus
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-09-11 12:46:11 CDT (-0400)

prefers acidic soil and E.muricatus lime soil as far as I know…

E. granulatus depth
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-09-10 19:59:32 CDT (-0400)

I have Elaphomyces granulatus up to 12 inches deep on my own property. While I would expect E. muricatus to be 2-4 inches deep, it could be deeper, especially in clay or sandy soils.

False truffle
By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2009-09-10 12:09:44 CDT (-0400)

I dug around the area thoroughly, but never found the host.

Must have
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-09-06 00:15:57 CDT (-0400)

Elaphomyces muricatus, I believe. Try using a hand-held 4-pronged rake near where these were found. Both E. muricatus and E. granulatus groups probably fruit year-round. Important to note whether spores visible in peridium or not.

Yes,
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-09-04 17:42:31 CDT (-0400)

a mycoparasite, you didn’t find any truffles below(Elaphomyces)?

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