Observation 24324: Crepidotus cinnabarinus Peck

When: 2009-06-13

Collection location: Boone Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: MOFunGuy (jrapp)

No specimen available

Found in mixed hardwoods on large dead log. First time I’ve seen it. Said to be rare by both Arora and Bessette, Bessette & Fisher. Red edged gills are distinctive. This is a very small mushroom with the largest being no more than 1/2" across.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:58:46 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Boone Co., (Central) Missouri, USA’ to ‘Boone Co., Missouri, USA

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Arora p. 405 & B/B/F p. 113, pl.283

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How I yearn for years to find that shromp!!!! ;(
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-08-15 18:42:44 EDT (-0400)
Great Shots
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-08-14 17:04:19 EDT (-0400)

… as always! I read on musroomexpert.com that this is one of the few Crepidotus that is easy to identify.

Hope to see you at Mingo!

— Patrick

very nice!
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-08-13 21:46:53 EDT (-0400)

This is one I have not seen before.

Created: 2009-08-13 18:28:43 EDT (-0400)
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