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When: 2008-08-01

Collection location: Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

Notes:
My inescapable teleological bent makes me suspect the little hairs on the eyelash cup serve some function.

Perhaps they trigger the release of spores when moved by the wind or a small insect.

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Wonderful image…
By: Debbie Drechsler (debdrex)
2008-08-03 17:48:30 PDT (-0700)

…whatever the eyelashes do, you caught them beautifully!