When: 2014-07-24

Collection location: Hinds Co., Mississippi, USA [Click for map]

Who: Benjamin Dion (benjamindion)

No specimen available

(As a visitor to Mississippi, I’m unfamiliar with most fungi and trees found here. Fortunately there were signs that labeled most of the trees in the area I was in!)
The fungi above was found around these trees:
Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda)
Mockernut Hickory (Carya tomentosa)
Hawthorn (Crataegus phaenopyrum)
American sycamore (Plantanus occidentalis)
Yellow Poplar “Tulip Tree”(Liriodendron tulipifera)
Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)
White Oak (Quercus alba)


Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: plentiful veil remnants forming an appendiculate margin

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It looks as though the bulb on the bottom of the stem…
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2014-09-01 11:10:21 CDT (-0400)

had a pointed tip that was lost during collecting.

Mykes Logos, was the top of the stem rather like the top of a carrot? Or was there a slight raised rim around the top of the bulb?

The gills seem to have a yellowish tint (but that could be from shadow). Did you notice if the gills were yellowish or yellowish tan (compared to the white of the cap)?

Very best,