Observation 71828: Fungi Bartl.
When: 2011-07-18
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Chaz
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-09-05 14:41:27 PDT (-0700)

we never did see that cross section image. you still got it?

If Truncocolumella
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-07-19 08:57:37 PDT (-0700)

then there should be an aroma/taste of intense licorice. Trucocolumella will autodigest, but turns dark gooey black in maturity.

Maybe it is Bavarian cream …

Took a cross section pic…
By: Chaz (tripper1445)
2011-07-18 20:52:56 PDT (-0700)

but won’t upload till tomorrow. It was just sitting off the back porch. Obviously was food for a few bugs but it’s mostly intact. Yellow mushy filling. Could be bavarian cream, I dunno.

Has the look of
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-07-18 20:18:31 PDT (-0700)

Truncocolumella citrina. Were there pine trees near where this was found?

Sequestrate fungi have many features only seen in a cross-section through the base to the top of the fungus. It is impossible to be certain without an observation of a sliced specimen.

for a moment
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-07-18 19:58:35 PDT (-0700)

this reminded me of Steve’s spectacular Leratiomyces (http://mushroomobserver.org/27452) minus the vibrant blue, but yours looks to be completely gasteroid, not secotioid. any chance of a cross-section?

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