Observation 69159: Descolea Singer

When: 2011-05-01

Collection location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Lord Mayonnaise

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Morphological plasticity
By: TimmiT
2012-01-21 12:26:14 CST (-0600)

It seems that Setchelliogaster and Descolea don’t like to conform to labels. Secotioid and agaricoid forms can occur, even within a single collection (as Lord Mayo’s link shows). It’s fascinating stuff.

See this article by Neil Bougher for more info.

amazing photo!
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-01-21 12:06:35 CST (-0600)


it resembles Setchelliogaster grossly…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-01-21 10:32:13 CST (-0600)

except the fruit body doesn’t appear to be at all secotiod.
a missing link?

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-06-14 02:31:52 CDT (-0500)

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