When: 2016-06-03

Collection location: Umstead State Park, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)

No specimen available

Images

same mushrooms 2 days later — with a specimen on its side.

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new pic
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2016-06-05 14:18:52 EDT (-0400)

added! Looks horny!

LOL
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2016-06-03 14:24:16 EDT (-0400)

I caused a good laugh juxtaposing “volva” and “vulva” the other day . . . :)

This mushrooming stuff can lead to some interesting language disasters. :)

Definitely a white mess! :)

Oops
By: Rocky Houghtby
2016-06-03 14:15:40 EDT (-0400)

Accidentally deleted my last comment trying to edit it. I meant to say Abortiporus is a white mess[…], not abortions are a white mess. Yikes.

sorry to say
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2016-06-03 14:08:20 EDT (-0400)
I did not tear them up to turn them over. I’m liking any of the members I see with the horn-like projections covered in pores (observation 10549 especially). Hydnellum is the only thing I knew that produced the “bleeding” – this Abortiporus is new to me!

But looks like a good fit!

Thank you Rocky,
By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2016-06-03 13:58:27 EDT (-0400)

some of the observations definitely seem to fit! I’d have hoped the red syrup would have been utterly diagnostic!