Observation 159500: Clitocybe (Fr.) Staude

When: 2014-02-10

Collection location: Tuolumne River Regional Park, Modesto, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)

No specimen available

Mushrooms formed half-ring around oak tree in thick leaf litter.

Species Lists


Proposed Names

-33% (3)
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified. “covering them in yellow to greenish tissue.”
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
27% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Hypomyces luteovirens then
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-02-12 04:17:01 JST (+0900)

for the parasitic fungus visible mostly on the gills.

Whichever you want…
By: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)
2014-02-12 00:52:37 JST (+0900)

I just post the pictures, you guys can propose the names. My proposals are wrong 90% of the time anyway :) As far as I could tell, though, the mushrooms were a Clitocybe of some kind.

Unclear Randy.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-02-11 14:05:09 JST (+0900)

Are we on MO observing the fungus or the parasite on the fungus?