Observation 47954: Laccaria violaceonigra G. Stev.

When: 2010-05-10

Collection location: Lewis Pass, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

No specimen available

I took this picture to show that ECM fungi DO grow “on wood”. The mushroom on the right is Laccaria violaceonigra the one on the left is a Galerina sp and there is a little bit of Ascocoryne as well. But this was a solid log, I cut off some of the bark to show this. But the mycelium of the Laccaria is coming up between the bark and wood and the mushroom is fruiting on the top of the log…

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