Observation 34059: Agaricales sensu lato

When: 2010-02-22

Collection location: Big Branch, Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Chaz (tripper1445)

No specimen available

Species Lists


Proposed Names

0% (5)
Recognized by sight
38% (3)
Recognized by sight

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

= Observer’s choice
= Current consensus


Add Comment
Get spore color of ones you can’t tell the genus of.
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2010-03-01 09:20:15 PST (-0800)

To do more you can get the spore color of the ones you photo where you don’t know the genus. Just put the cap on any paper on the kitchen counter at night with a small bowl over it, and in the morning make a note of the color. Take a photo of the cap and spore print to get extra points. After a few times of doing this you’ll get down the genus of the local mushrooms so you won’t have to do as much in the future.

It shouldn’t take long, or require much funding. Maybe 10 mins. at night, and 10 mins in the morning.

I would love to contribute more,
By: Chaz (tripper1445)
2010-03-01 09:08:12 PST (-0800)

but I would have to find some source of funding and then I would still need to be educated more on this field. I find it fascinating and I understand that pictures alone don’t answer the question in most cases. A few probably. I extend an invitation to anyone that would like to plan an excursion into this area I live in. I feel that after Katrina, this area has changed mycologistically (is that a word? lol – it’s not in my spelling dictionary) and I think it would be worthwhile for professionals to examine this area. There are times that I go out and find one after another and I’m just amazed at the diversity in such a small area. It’s above me, at this point, to take it any further. What I hope to do is to simply document my observations photographically for this area and hopefully, at some point, someone else will be able to take it further. At the least, it has minimal documentation of some sort. I’m not familiar with the history of this area concerning this topic but it would be interesting to know more.

maybe Flammulina
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-02-28 09:32:18 PST (-0800)

Check the stem texture

You’re right, they don’t.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-02-28 08:51:58 PST (-0800)

And the photo does show stem, cap and gills. The problem is there are a few thousand other fungi that have the same characteristics.

I love ya bro but,
By: Chaz (tripper1445)
2010-02-27 21:26:59 PST (-0800)

They don’t have to be included. I’m not a mycologist just an amateur photographer. If I did all that you mentioned I wouldn’t have time for anything else that I do. All of the observations that I’ve found are on the 2/3 acre property that we live on. I spend about 1 to 2 hours each day that I go exploring taking photographs and if I did more than that I would be gone all day. The best I can give you are my pics. There are many on here that don’t give more than that.

Spore print/color? Size? Host?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-02-27 15:06:05 PST (-0800)

These are all features which need to be included in observation.

Created: 2010-02-23 23:05:47 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2016-05-14 16:13:10 PDT (-0700)
Viewed: 180 times, last viewed: 2019-02-01 23:30:01 PST (-0800)
Show Log