When: 2009-02-14

Collection location: Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

Finding these was a real surprise! They were growing from fallen sticks in a large patch about 400 feet square. There were probably fifty or sixty of them. Winter Laccaria?

According to mushroomexpert.com, Laccarias are mycorrhizal. These, however, are clearly saprobes.

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Brown spores
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-02-15 16:47:42 CST (-0600)

Spore photo added. Tubaria it is.

By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-02-15 13:43:32 CST (-0600)

I’m glad you like the photos. :)

Nice Photos
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2009-02-15 13:25:43 CST (-0600)

I really like these photos. You always seem to pay a lot of attention to the way you show your collections and I really appreciate that. Thanks.