Observation 3385: Mitrula elegans Berk.
When: 2005-06-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Observation from the “Spring Fungi of the Sierra Nevada”, June 9th, 2005, Yuba Pass region.

Id’ed by Dr. Desjardin

These were so annoying to get. They actually grow in ~2 inches of water, with just the orange bulbs at the end above water. So, to hunt for these, you tromp around in 1-6 inches of water, in early June, at 8,000 feet, where it had snowed the day before… I was very cold and miserable, but continued for the 1/2 hour it took to find these, and then I gave up, and was out of there.

They were a pretty little fungus, and I guess worth it to find them, but I was a low point in terms of cold and wet for the week with these…

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