This guy suddenly doted the trial i was walking on now are they edible or not some say yes some say no . There was enough there to gather enough to some cautious sampling. so we shall see. These where found of the firsdt day of spring.

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36% (2)
Recognized by sight: Found march first day of spring the bright red on the Forrest floore makes this easy do ID
Used references: Mushroom expert . com David Aurora Mushrooms Dymystifyed page 836
Based on microscopic features: spores are 25 microns elliptical and smooth
63% (2)
Recognized by sight: it’s doubtful that coccinea occurs in the east

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If not basswood
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-03-23 02:16:24 CST (-0600)

and the spores don’t correspond with the picture here,
I wouldn’t say coccinea is impossible either.

about the wood
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2009-03-22 19:51:02 CST (-0600)

The wood appears to be ether the downed branches of Shag Bark Hickory or Red oak. They where coming from buried old wood bot trees are in the area and they where found growing under both.

Check the key and spore bubbles
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-03-22 03:22:26 CST (-0600)

It’s helpful to know the origin of the wood it’s growing on. At least it looks like Tilia grows around there..