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Observation 132486: Coprinellus P. Karst.

When: 2013-04-26

Collection location: Skunk Cabbage Trail, Humboldt Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: R Tripp (eyeprod)

No specimen available

Observed this unique patch in a mixed wood coastal forest.



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not sure
By: R Tripp (eyeprod)
2013-04-27 04:35:34 CDT (-0400)

I would assume that it was a conifer. It was in a mixed forest, but mainly conifers. I didn’t pay enough attention to the wood in this case, but you remind me of the importance in identification. Thanks for your comments!

By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-04-27 02:13:51 CDT (-0400)

Was the log a conifer or hardwood?

Growing on wood
By: R Tripp (eyeprod)
2013-04-26 21:41:45 CDT (-0400)

This was most definitely growing on wood. All of the mushrooms I found on this day were growing directly on wood.

Look like Coprinus, but cannot be.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-04-26 21:27:01 CDT (-0400)

Growing on wood. Species hard to determine because log is covered with moss. No Coprinus species I know of grow directly from wood.