Observation 27456: Agaricales sensu lato

When: 2009-10-27

Collection location: Goleta, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Luke (luuuuuke)

No specimen available

This caught my eye. I thought it was just a mangled up destroyed mushroom that was partially buried, but the next day it was bigger, so I know its growing.



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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: This has gills growing together and apart, so one of the secotoid fungi. Not enough detail to tell more. Could be a Macowanites, or other Russula relative, based solely on the visible gill structure: not a good indication for a positive identification. There are also secotoid Lactarius, Lepista, Amanita, and other mushroom families which appear to be making a transition between spore dispersal by air and spore dispersal solely by other means, principally by animal mycophagy.
28% (1)
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need pics
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-10-27 21:08:44 -0430 (-0430)

of the Top etc

Created: 2009-10-27 20:10:48 -0430 (-0430)
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