Observation 96886: Megacollybia rodmani R.H. Petersen, K.W. Hughes & Lickey

When: 2012-06-09

Collection location: Falls Branch Falls Trail, Cherokee National Forest, Tellico Plains, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

35.3537° -84.0583° 1128m

Who: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)

No specimen available

Two deformed and contorted fruitbodies found on soil at the edge of the trail in mixed hardwood forest. Not easily recognizable from the photographs, this is a gilled mushroom.



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Recognized by sight: I was just looking at the same deformations on some M. rodmani today.

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By: Jimmie Veitch (jimmiev)
2012-06-09 20:37:55 PDT (-0700)

thought to be bacterial/viral

This sounds interesting
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-06-09 20:27:38 PDT (-0700)

I think I would have had alot of trouble and confusion later under the scope if you hadn’t of offered this ID.

By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2012-06-09 20:23:34 PDT (-0700)

Noah may have an idea…

Megacollybia rodmani
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-06-09 20:21:05 PDT (-0700)

Thanks just read your comments. Do you know why they are deformed? Thanks!

Created: 2012-06-09 20:14:21 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2012-06-09 20:21:33 PDT (-0700)
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