Observation 59270: Boletinellus merulioides (Schwein.) Murrill
When: 2010-07-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These mushrooms grow in my back yard in great quantities on the lawn around an ash tree. They smell and taste like dirt!

[admin – Tue Feb 08 12:34:54 +0000 2011]: Changed location name from ‘La Vergne, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, USA’ to ‘La Vergne, Tennessee, USA

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-11-20 05:55:08 CET (+0100)

They are growing on the “honeydew” of the leafcurl ash aphid. Sometimes there are black sclerotia at the stem base encasing and protecting the aphids which in exchange feed the fungus.

Created: 2010-11-20 05:04:35 CET (+0100)
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