Observation 26251: Laccaria Berk. & Broome

When: 2009-10-05

Collection location: Natal 50km from Ballito, South Africa [Click for map]

Who: shroomjunkie (shroomjunkie@hotmail.co.uk)

No specimen available

Looks similar to pictures shown on the internet at various sites including this one and similar to pictures in “The great Enclopedia of Mushrooms” by Jean Louise Lamaison & Jean Marie Polese

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:12 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘South Africa Natal 50km from Ballito’ to ‘Natal 50km from Ballito, South Africa’

Proposed Names

-66% (4)
Recognized by sight: Small bright orange
Used references: First Field Guide to Mushrooms of Southern Africa and this site
54% (3)
Recognized by sight
55% (1)
Used references: VAN DER WESTHUIZEN, G.C.A. & EICKER, A. 1994. A Field Guide to the Mushrooms of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers (Pty) page 50

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2009-10-05 10:05:35 MST (-0700)

those are definitely not Gymnopilus sp

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