Observation 172675: Otidea (Pers.) Bonord.

When: 2014-08-06

Collection location: Bad Godesberg, Germany [Click for map]

Who: deuteragenie

No specimen available

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Thanks for showing the distinctive base.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-08-07 10:01:58 PDT (-0700)

The white mycelial patch at the base of the fungus is, I believe, distictive to this particular Otidea. Unless it is carefully excavated, it is not likely to survive.

Many of the photos show
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-08-07 10:00:27 PDT (-0700)

or imply the distinctive donkey-earred shape of Otidea.