35°40’47.20"N 83°38’56.07"W, el. 510 m.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:53 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Metcalf Buttoms, Great Smoky Mountains NP, Tennessee, USA’ to ‘Metcalf Buttoms, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, USA’

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Used references: Seems to be a good match for the photo on p.63 of Bessette, et al., “Mushrooms of the Southeastern United States.”
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what host tree are these growing on?
By: yish
2009-05-02 13:58:05 MDT (-0600)
nice! these fungi, hideous in age, always surprise me with their beauty in youth.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-12-13 08:23:56 MST (-0700)