Collection location: Austin, Texas, USA [Click for map]
Who: Jenny (jennyoh)
My 4 year old daughter found this in our backyard, we had no idea what it was & at first I thought it was a strange bee hive of some sort but on closer look it was obviously some sort of fungus. Intrigued, I searched the internet & found this site which lead me to the answer!
I don’t know how rare it is, or strange of an occurrence. But I do know that it’s rained for a week, today was the first day we really went outside to play. I’ve read that they pop up after moist conditions, so I’m thinking that must be why.
|I’d Call It That||3.0||8.46||2||(Alan Rockefeller,jennyoh)|
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I live in arid eastern New Mexico, US. Lysurus periphragmoides has appeared only twice to my knowledge in my proximity during the 20 years I have lived here so far, only after a very rare series of 4-5 days of continuously misty, rainy or very high humidity weather.
Created: 2010-04-19 14:51:47 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2010-04-21 03:12:04 CDT (-0400)
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