Observation 96431: Corallorhiza mertensiana

When: 2012-05-30

Collection location: 17th Ave. NW & Mix St. NW, Olympia, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

No specimen available

Notes:
Found in mixed canopy of Thuja plicata, Doug fir and Alnus.

Temp: low 60’s. Heavy precip.

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I am for sure no expert-
By: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)
2012-06-06 00:35:25 SAST (+0200)

with Mycoheterotrophic plants, but from my experience C. mertensiana has much denser inflorescence and is a far deeper magenta color. You had any luck on the eastside of Cascades with B. rex veris yet? We’ve come up dry for almost a month now… Any porcinial reports would be awesome at this point :)

fungally,

Drew

What is the difference between this and C. maculata?
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2012-06-05 23:49:05 SAST (+0200)

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