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When: 2013-09-12

Collection location: Pembroke, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

On well decayed conifer. Cap pale brown, velvety, up to 2.5 cm. across, moist. White spines. Rudimentary stem. FB feels like firm jello.


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When I first saw it
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2013-09-12 21:32:13 CDT (-0400)

it looked gray brown. My photos don’t reflect it. The white teeth on the underside caught me by surprise.

Also found in Australia
By: Steve Axford (steveaxford)
2013-09-12 20:04:10 CDT (-0400)

This fungi is quite common in southern Australia, though it is usually grey on the upper surface and almost white below
Interesting to see a north American specimen.