When: 2008-08-05

Collection location: Babcock State Park, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

Notes:
This elegant glob of fungus was growing along side a park road. I don’t have the first clue what to call it.

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Proposed Names

-16% (2)
Recognized by sight
43% (5)
Recognized by sight: could be either G. floccosus or G. kauffmanii
15% (2)
Recognized by sight: if it is a Gomphus, the orange rules out G. kauffmanii
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Not sure if T. floccosus or T. kaufmanii
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Not very orange

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Comments

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it’s a Gomphus…
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-04-26 06:46:03 CDT (-0500)

not all specimens look the same…

it’s a Gomphus…
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-04-26 06:46:02 CDT (-0500)

not all specimens look the same…

thought of that
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-26 01:43:38 CDT (-0500)

but the split kind of kills it.

a different angle
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-04-25 21:16:45 CDT (-0500)

Except for the ‘split’ looks like G. floccosus when young

i see gills
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-25 20:47:58 CDT (-0500)

or what used to be gills underneath a Hypomyces exterior. unlikely it’s Otidea.

On an asco?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2008-08-09 12:28:30 CDT (-0500)

Maybe something like Otidea?

R

On an asco?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2008-08-09 12:28:09 CDT (-0500)

Maybe something like Otidea?

R

Hypomyces?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-09 10:40:21 CDT (-0500)

…but growing on what…?