Collection location: Smyrna Air Base, Rutherford Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]
The fairy ring is back again this year, though not as full as last year – only 138 mushrooms today! 12cm diameter cap, green spore print
|I’d Call It That||3.0||25.24||5||(Mycowalt,Shermanii,darv,...,...)|
sum(score * weight) /
(total weight + 1)
but considering the havoc molybdites can wreak on our human digestive systems, they must be some of those wicked fairies! ;)
Would you say several feet per year?
What a large fairy ring!
You can see how much the ring has expanded by looking at my observation #59011 from 2 years ago of this same ring – smaller, but much more densely populated
The distance traveled for all those tiny mycelia is nearly identical. It seems you could pin-point the location of the original germinating spore within a few inches. You should note the diameter of the ring to see how much it grows a year and figure out(or at least guess at)the age!
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