Collection location: Pipi Valley, El Dorado Co., California, USA [Click for map]
These are sugar pine cones, the real big ones, and a few of the good scales chosen for the tiny mushrooms. These are fairly common, but I believe only discovered about seven years ago. Before then no one really tried to look. The caps are
-very- small, a 2-3 mm cap is a large one. Under a glass you can see they have gills under those tiny, tiny caps.
These just go to show, you have to keep looking, you never know where you might find a mushroom.
Created: 2007-05-11 00:07:07 EDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2009-06-21 00:11:25 EDT (-0400)
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