Observation 74522: Melanophyllum haematospermum (Bull.) Kreisel

When: 2011-08-17

Collection location: Shingle Shanty Preserve, Hamilton Co., New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)

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thanks Erin.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-08-24 11:12:00 CDT (-0400)

so its habitat is well-rotted hardwood?

anyone know its range?

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2011-08-24 01:07:54 CDT (-0400)

Thanks Bill! This was my second time seeing it and first time finding it. It was very, very tiny; it was about 4cm tall and the cap was about 2cm wide.

Debbie, it was on the wood pulp of a disintegrating Betula stump. The background is bark.

beautiful pic of an unusual mushroom
By: Bill (boletebill)
2011-08-23 21:39:57 CDT (-0400)

I’ve never seen this one Erin, thanks

By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-08-23 17:28:33 CDT (-0400)

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