When: 2014-07-04

Collection location: Seven Tubs Natural Area, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available


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Recognized by sight: a very tiny example.

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Spores from the dried mushroom…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-14 07:57:44 CDT (-0400)

had become irregularly shaped and somewhat collapsed. So I didn’t get any decent info from looking at them.

I think the abrupt bulb with the UV remnants on the shoulder is a function of the way the lower 1 cm of stipe base was buried. I see lots of very small (presumably) flavoconia. Tiny specimens of flavorubens seem to be uncommon.

Two additional photos.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-07 20:26:24 CDT (-0400)

But the one with the desired view is out of focus.

I still have the mushroom and will get around to looking at the spores.

I think I have a few additional photos.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-07 12:14:44 CDT (-0400)

I’ll check later tonight. Perhaps more importantly, I think the specimen is still lying on a table at home. So maybe I can convince a few spores to appear under the scope. Flavorubens has generally longer spores with larger quotient than flavoconia.

Hi Dave
By: Eric Smith (Magnavermis rex)
2014-07-07 08:49:37 CDT (-0400)

The bulb in this observation, with it’s defined shoulder and the cemented UV remnants make me think A. flavorubens. Got a shot of the annulus?