Observation 26965: Stropharia ambigua (Peck) Zeller

When: 2009-10-21

Collection location: King Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: talula

No specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:49 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘King County, Washington, USA’ to ‘King Co., Washington, USA

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Well defined grow area.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-11-02 14:55:45 CDT (-0500)

Looks a little lower, too. Wouldn’t be surprised if there wasn’t a small sinkhole there, allowing for greater moisture or water availability. The Western redcedar is a clue too, I think.

If you ever wish to divulge…..
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2011-11-02 14:33:03 CDT (-0500)

A more specific location I would greatly appreciate it!


Unsure if they were growing on the leaf litter
By: talula
2009-10-22 11:57:49 CDT (-0500)

I saw a few of these mushrooms in the same area several weeks ago before the leaf litter appeared, so I would venture to guess they are not growing from it. However, I did not get a close enough look. And no, I did not walk on them. Outside of the photographed area, they were quite scattered and it was easy to prevent stepping on them. Thanks for the comments, all!

I hope
By: Jonathan M
2009-10-22 11:44:32 CDT (-0500)

You haven’t walk on them but that was a difficult task I think.

so many mushrooms it’s almost scary…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-10-22 11:14:47 CDT (-0500)
Lots of Western redcedar leaf litter …
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-10-22 11:13:13 CDT (-0500)

could they be growing on it?

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2009-10-21 21:45:26 CDT (-0500)

Fungi Fairyland!

Created: 2009-10-21 21:38:03 CDT (-0500)
Last modified: 2010-10-18 16:54:18 CDT (-0500)
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