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Observation 10774: Agaricales sensu lato

When: 2008-08-22

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

Trashed-looking, near but not on wood, in mixed woods. Could be one of the drabber Russulas or a bolete. Didn’t get a look at the bottom.

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By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2008-09-10 05:42:55 EEST (+0300)

Agaricales includes the bulk of the fleshy, mushroom-shaped fungi (not chanterelles or polypores, though) according to my references. Though the photo shows no stem, this thing had one and wasn’t a stemmed puffball either, and its shape was all wrong for chanterelle or polypore, hence Agaricales.