Observation 67316: Lycogala terrestre Fr.

When: 2011-05-12

Collection location: Banner Forest Heritage Park, Kitsap Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Peter Santerre

No specimen available

This one was very interesting. I assumed it to be the caps of a very immature mushroom, but it turned out to be something I’ve never seen before.

Little “sacks” of orange, soft but slightly rubbery “goo”. Thin outer skin protecting the creamy orange center. Last picture is what you get when you squeeze too hard :)

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Recognized by sight: orange coloring and rougher texture lend to terrestre

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So if I understand the key -
By: Peter Santerre
2011-05-13 07:11:51 CEST (+0200)

Since the plasmodium is more of an orange/peach color, and not red, it would make this L. terrestre?

Corrections or confirmations appreciated.
By: Peter Santerre
2011-05-13 06:20:58 CEST (+0200)

Lycogala epidendrum looks dead on, thank you very much.

Created: 2011-05-13 06:14:36 CEST (+0200)
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