Observation 34061: Hygrophorus eburneus (Bull.) Fr.
When: 2010-01-14
No herbarium specimen

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Noah Siegel took this photo.
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Fungus gnats attracted to the mushroom are trapped when they land on the slime covered pileus and end up drowning in the goop.
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Playing with the slime for long enough causes air bubbles to accumulate, suspended in the slime!
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Noah Siegel also took this shot..

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SLIME
By: IntoTheFlames
2011-10-25 05:00:55 EDT (-0400)

YES!

It looks like
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-02-24 22:12:22 EST (-0500)

this thing even manages to top Limacella illinita.

Do you think the slime is, specifically, a defense against fungus gnats?

That thing has got to win some prize for most slime
By: Tom (LanLord)
2010-02-24 09:20:49 EST (-0500)

EVER! Amazing.

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