Observation 24421: Ramaria Fr. ex Bonord.

When: 2009-08-16

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

These corals were pushing up a layer of leaves near the top of a steep hill under mixed hardwoods. They start out bright pink but transition to pale orange as they mature.

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42% (4)
Recognized by sight
41% (3)
Used references: http://images.google.com/...=S72_mt3oBgJN-PqZY_zFrvvtI=&h=675&w=900&sz=97&hl=en&start=1&tbnid=4z9JoOoY6-iqbM:&tbnh=109&tbnw=146&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dramaria%2Bsubbotrytis%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DG

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no foolin’ this is a gorgeous coral…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-11-10 22:40:21 CDT (-0400)

but can we even pretend to get it to species through just a photograph???

would that it were so!

Thanks Guys!
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-08-19 21:06:50 CDT (-0400)

This bright pink one is new to me.

How Can this be?
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2009-08-18 22:16:33 CDT (-0400)

A beautiful Ramaria east of the Mississippi? What is this world coming to? great pictures!

Ramaria subbotrytis is a good option
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-08-18 19:03:25 CDT (-0400)

but as stated one needs to rely on microscopy. And the color is a little bit too vivid …

Nice pic
By: MOFunGuy (jrapp)
2009-08-17 23:02:46 CDT (-0400)

Now there’s a mushroom/picture worth looking at. Really nice Dan