Observation 71828: Fungi Bartl.

When: 2011-07-18

Collection location: Big Branch, Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Chaz (tripper1445)

No specimen available

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-09-05 23:41:27 CEST (+0200)

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

If Truncocolumella
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-07-19 17:57:37 CEST (+0200)

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)
2011-07-19 05:52:56 CEST (+0200)

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)
2011-07-19 05:18:31 CEST (+0200)

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)
2011-07-19 04:58:35 CEST (+0200)

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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