Observation 91296: Agaricales sensu lato
When: 2012-03-31
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

I found this single specimen growing in sand. I have never seen anything like it before, and I’m having great difficulty in identifying it.


Copyright © 2012 Kari Vivash
Copyright © 2012 Kari Vivash
Copyright © 2012 Kari Vivash
Copyright © 2012 Kari Vivash

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This mysterious mushroom
By: Kari (Kari)
2012-04-10 21:42:00 CDT (-0400)

Hi Gerhard,

No, I didn’t detect any fishy aroma – in fact, there was no distinctive aroma at all.

I’m still flummoxed by this specimen. The fact that it occurred in deep sandy soil only adds to this mystery.

I can’t provide any other info, I’m afraid.

Did it smell fishy?
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-03-31 04:25:28 CST (-0500)

It somehow reminds me of Lactarius clarkeae or rather Russula flocktonae but I did not find them in so deep sandy soil.
Any other informations providable?

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