Observation 70671: Climacodon pulcherrimus (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Nikol.

When: 2011-07-01

Collection location: Mianus River Park, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA [Click for map]

Who: damon brunette (damonbrunette)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

28% (4)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Fungi of Switz has a Climacocystis borealis, but this wooly capped specimen was growing on hardwood, not conifer
Used references: Kuo.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Maybe this can be of help:
By: Sam.Schaperow (Sam.Schaperow)
2014-07-28 04:05:37 CEST (+0200)

Please see this species that also was sticky:

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-07-14 18:12:28 CEST (+0200)

describes the sticky resin of my collection. I will post a photo in time (still using film!). If you have the northeastern book look under Steccherinum pulcherrimus. My collection may be a state record for WV.

No sticky resin, and
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-07-14 03:26:12 CEST (+0200)

by ‘this’ do you mean what you found? Kuo has no mention of the stickiness, but does cite the parameters for the colors you gave as being possible. He also said there is a KOH red to pink…
Post a pic if you still have it, would like to see the variance.

back to my question
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-07-14 02:54:44 CEST (+0200)

Was there sticky resin? The color seems too pale as well. I think this is something else.

Erasing name proposals
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-07-13 22:40:05 CEST (+0200)

Ive stated this many times on here, that i think keeping erroneos names is important on this site. In fact, I think that Jason built that into his software. It helps us relate similar fungi, and helps us incorporate different attributes into our subconscious…
You’ll go to look up a mushroom, and see a different one, (or name proposal) next to it, and say ‘Hey, thats the mushroom I have’, not the original or one with most votes….
And at times it can also lead the comment thread to lose train of thought…

I personally keep all my mistakes.

No Damon
By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2011-07-13 22:16:31 CEST (+0200)

I missed something (teeth). Gotta make sure I look at the larger images. Glad you caught it.

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-07-13 21:25:09 CEST (+0200)

this clearly has teeth, am i missing something here? I didnt think that C borealis did.

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-07-13 04:16:32 CEST (+0200)

I found what I identified as this today. Very furry on top, flesh with a sticky “sap”. Color similar to Hapalopilus rutilans.

Created: 2011-07-01 19:07:16 CEST (+0200)
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