When: 2015-10-08

Collection location: Dolly Sods, Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Penny Firth (pfirth)

No specimen available

Fruiting in sphagnum moss in a bog. caps 2 cm


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Yes, a peat bog area of Dolly Sods
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2015-12-30 13:42:59 PST (-0800)

It was fruiting from the sphagnum moss. Very wet.

Is the collection area a peat bog?
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-10-13 17:54:58 PDT (-0700)

Peat bog is reportedly the specific habitat for Bogbodia uda (formerly Hypholoma udum). There are a few moss-dwelling species of Hypholoma that are similar to B. uda… thin-fleshed caps, long slender stipes.