Observation 29701: Favolaschia calocera R. Heim

When: 2009-12-07

Collection location: Kaipara harbour, Auckland, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Michael W (Michael Wallace)

No specimen available

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Interesting,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2009-12-08 04:35:43 CST (-0500)

As far as I know it’s native to Madagascar and was introduced into New Zealand and Australia in the 60’s.

Not uncommon
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2009-12-08 01:03:59 CST (-0500)

in Amazonian forests, but nonetheless beautiful each time I find them. Shots of some intensely colored Bolivian specimens are en route once I get back to the digital darkroom.

Really?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-12-07 11:11:52 CST (-0500)

I mean — it has pores.

Actually,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2009-12-07 09:15:09 CST (-0500)

More closely related to Mycena, here’s a link to another species in the same genus!
http://mushroomobserver.org/15298?search_seq=1063682

Here’s another one of Favolaschia calocera.
http://mushroomobserver.org/19085?search_seq=1063693

Polypore or bolete or what?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-12-07 08:56:56 CST (-0500)

This is a strange one!

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