Observation 76894: Chlorophyllum molybdites (G. Mey.: Fr.) Massee
When: 2011-09-14
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The fairy ring is back again this year, though not as full as last year – only 138 mushrooms today! 12cm diameter cap, green spore print

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nice fairy ring!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-09-23 17:15:46 BST (+0100)

but considering the havoc molybdites can wreak on our human digestive systems, they must be some of those wicked fairies! ;)

It appears to be moving fast..,
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2011-09-23 15:02:43 BST (+0100)

Would you say several feet per year?

By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-09-23 14:40:11 BST (+0100)

What a large fairy ring!
Very cool!

Previous Observation
By: Brian Adamo (adamo588)
2011-09-22 15:38:19 BST (+0100)

You can see how much the ring has expanded by looking at my observation #59011 from 2 years ago of this same ring – smaller, but much more densely populated

I have never seen such a perfect fairy ring!
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2011-09-22 14:45:28 BST (+0100)

The distance traveled for all those tiny mycelia is nearly identical. It seems you could pin-point the location of the original germinating spore within a few inches. You should note the diameter of the ring to see how much it grows a year and figure out(or at least guess at)the age!

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