Notes:
The primordiam reminds me of Dryad Saddle. The caps, unlike Dryad Saddle are concave, not convex. The scales are different, also. I have been unable to find other specimens. I wish I had left it to mature more.

Date: 5-3-15

Location: Gorman Nature Center

County & State: Richland, OH

Ecosystem: Oak/Hickory

Elevation (where relevant):

XSolitary

SUBSTRATE: XWood
X Log
X Base of tree X Above ground
X Decorticated
Rot type: Brown

Identity of tree (if possible): Hardwood

Trees within 20 feet: 4

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Images

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The color of the sample is changing in the fridge. I had to saw this out of the tree.
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It looks like the caps are coming out of the primordia
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These are more concave than I remembered. To me this is Dryad Saddle.

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young specimen
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2015-05-07 14:24:23 -05 (-0500)

Looks like a young specimen to me