Observation 32384: Dendrocollybia racemosa (Pers.) R.H. Petersen & Redhead

When: 2010-01-20

Collection location: Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)

No specimen available

Growing on a rotten Russula.

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23% (4)
Recognized by sight
53% (3)
Recognized by sight: Blackish sclerotium – see A revision of Collybia website by Roy Halling

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Interesting find.
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-01-23 14:56:35 GMT (+0000)

Too bad this one was not preserved and studied later.

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-01-23 02:27:09 GMT (+0000)

The Russula is not a black staining species, and the fruiting bodies are just little balls. Noah cut one open and it was hard and solid pale grey on the interior, slightly lighter coloured than the outside.

Created: 2010-01-23 00:54:57 GMT (+0000)
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