Observation 26379: Hohenbuehelia mastrucata (Fr.) Singer

When: 2009-10-07

Collection location: Gifford Pinchot State Park, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: kate (kate)

No specimen available

Shelf type fungi growing on a rotting fallen tree in a forrest of mixed hardwoods Primarily oaks and hickory trees. It has the appearance of a glaze on the cap. Somewhat of a toothy, spiney texture was observed on the caps of the smaller examples and to a lesser degree on the larger caps.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:41 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Gifford Pinchot State Park, YORK COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA’ to ‘Gifford Pinchot State Park, York Co., Pennsylvania, USA



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Recognized by sight
42% (6)
Recognized by sight: Just a wild guess, it would have been soo nice to see a microshot of the gills..
0% (2)
Recognized by sight: Is it even white spored???

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By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2010-12-01 23:59:22 EST (-0500)

Every time I have found Hohenbuehelia mastrucata it has been grayish colored.

I will return to this fungi to collect better images as well as spore print.
By: kate (kate)
2009-10-10 04:41:23 EDT (-0400)
P. nidulans — scent
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-10-09 22:01:27 EDT (-0400)

If they are Phyllotopsis nidulans, they should smell real nasty — like natural gas.

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