Collection location: Greenleaf Lake State Recreation Area, Minnesota, USA [Click for map]
Project: Minnesota Funga Project
Greenleaf Lake State Rec Area
Darwin, MN (Meeker County)
ECOLOGY: Greenleaf and other nearby lakes form the very edge of the Big Woods, a vast remnant of deciduous forest that once covered 3,000 square miles of South Central Minnesota. Like a shield of water, the lakes protect the forest from wildfire from adjacent Minnesota River Prairie. This area was once a portal from the ancient woods into the Great Prairie. Elm, basswood, oak and ash present.
HABITAT: Growing on well decayed fallen log.
HABIT: Singular to small clusters
CAP: 28-40 mm width. Convex/becoming flat. Brown/tan with dark fibrils (reminiscent of Pheasant Back mushroom).
GILLS: Broadly attached. Close. Dark brown.
STEM: White with tan/brown fibrils. 20 mm length. 4 mm width. Basal mycelium white.
SPORE PRINT: Dark brown/purple
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