Observation 9873: Omphalotus illudens (Schwein.) Bresinsky & Besl

When: 2008-08-22

Collection location: Scarbro, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

This mushroom was growing in abundance around an old stump and comming up from the gournd around the stump which was probly comming from the old roots of the dead stump underground. This mushroom glowed in the dark a greenish color also seem s to glow green in a black light.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:42 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Scarboro West Virgina’ to ‘Scarboro, West Virginia, USA



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Recognized by sight: clearly a jack o lantern. The glow in the dark gives it away
Used references: David Aurora Mushrooms dymistifyed
Based on chemical features: Glowed green in the dark

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