Observation 167246: Podostroma P. Karst.

When: 2014-06-13

Collection location: Sri Lanka [Click for map]

Who: sidney karunawardana (sidney)

No specimen available

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28% (1)
Recognized by sight
40% (2)
Recognized by sight
54% (1)
Recognized by sight
26% (1)
Recognized by sight: One of the few mushrooms in the world that’s dangerous to touch

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strange indeed.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-12-11 19:40:42 CST (-0500)

very unusual fb. you have us stumped!

see if you can find more. I would be curious to know if this is a normal or abnormal growth habit.

despite the fact of your depiction of a really strange mushroom (highest marks!), I can’t really give it a good photo quality vote, when the photo is blurry and lacks detail.

But still, thanks for posting. the world is full of odd things, and it is always fun to see one more.

still one of the strangest, coolest things on the site
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-12-11 18:39:30 CST (-0500)
where i found
By: sidney karunawardana (sidney)
2014-06-13 22:00:42 CDT (-0400)

yes i have got another one picture. i found it inside the sinharaja rainforest. It comes out from a botom of the dead tree.

Did you
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-06-13 19:10:48 CDT (-0400)

collect it? Did you take any other photos?

never seen anything like it
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-06-13 14:17:21 CDT (-0400)
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-06-13 11:25:13 CDT (-0400)

of stipe remarkably like a hand. 6-fingers. Wonder what it is?

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