Observation 174610: Spathularia Pers.

When: 2014-08-19

Collection location: Grand Lake Stream Region, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Growing on mossy ground under hemlock in mixed woods. FB up to 3.5 cm. tall.


Proposed Names

-29% (1)
Recognized by sight: whitish spatula shaped fertile surface, yellow orange scurfy stem
29% (1)
Recognized by sight
29% (1)
Recognized by sight: obs 129572—see comments

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Thought at first it might
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-08-20 14:39:34 PDT (-0700)

be Spathularia flavida but its stem is described as smooth and this is scurfy.

if indistinct
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-08-20 14:28:52 PDT (-0700)

then not S. velutipes. that sp. has bright orange basal mycelium

Base is indistinct and attached to mycelium.
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-08-20 14:23:54 PDT (-0700)

Shown in this photo which is blurry, unfortunately. Saw a huge cluster of them later on well rotted wood which I didn’t document…time got away from me.

what did the base look like?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-08-20 12:53:17 PDT (-0700)