When: 2011-08-11

Collection location: Saranac Lake, New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2019-05-26 21:00:49 AST (-0400)

Unless the NEMF foray saved it.

Did you preserve this one?
By: Django Grootmyers (heelsplitter)
2019-05-22 12:29:48 AST (-0400)

Jean Lodge would be interested in examining this for a study on Chromosera.

We have found this
By: Paul Sadowski (pabloski)
2012-01-13 17:31:11 AST (-0400)

in Blue Mountain Reservation, Westchester County, NY. Another NYMS member found it in Tallman Park, Rockland County, NY.

I found it once in North Carolina in Maggie Valley,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-01-12 15:06:00 AST (-0400)

and in Europe it is amongst the rarest fungi ever … I just know two locations and both are in pristine forests, one in Austria and one in Czech Republic (of latter I posted the observation once).

Not common in Eastern North America
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-01-12 15:02:19 AST (-0400)

It has been recorded at 4 NEMF Forays. I have found it only twice, once in NY this year and many years ago in Western Pa. This site has it from NC., Miss., and Maine.

It is apparently widely distributed with an obs. from Alaska amd another possible ID from China. Most of the reports are from the West Coast of North America.

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-01-12 14:37:28 AST (-0400)

How often are these found in the East?

Thanks Paul.
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-10-21 12:14:31 AST (-0400)
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2011-10-21 00:58:49 AST (-0400)

Lovely colors. The swollen purple feet seem like a particularly unique character.