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Mystery Mushroom

Description:

Mystery little mushrooms growing in woodchips. Brick red caps more when young, kind of a brown when older, pale gills, slightly slimy cap, hollow stem. Clusters, base is very thready with white mycelium. Wasn't able to produce spore print.

Habitat:

Woodchips in planted area, Brooklyn Botanic Garden near south entrance.

Notes:

The young ones have a brick red cap. Small clusters. I think this may be the same as the next photo. Small and delicate.


No species ID suggestions

New York City, New York

Lat: 40.66, Long: -73.96

Spotted on Apr 22, 2010
Submitted on Apr 22, 2010

Spotted for mission

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