When: 2008-04-07

Collection location: Little River Canyon National Preserve, DeKalb Co., Alabama, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

No specimen available

Believe it or not, this wacky thing is a rust fungus!!

This photo (and ID) are courtesy Alan Cressler (gave me permission to post it here via flickr).

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:25 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dekalb Co., USA’ to ‘Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dekalb Co., Alabama, USA’


Copyright © 2008 Alan Cressler

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