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Seen on a rotting log in rainforest, in a shaded area. I would estimate at about 3 cm across.
Oh, finally! Thank you so much!
Lentinus sajor-caju. Finally, after a year of searching I found the name that should go with this mystery mushroom!! I was scrolling through Mushroomobserver and found an observation with similar white clitocyboid wood inhabiting fungi with annulus-like structures growing gregariously.http://mushroomobserver.org/observer/ind...
Oh... umm. Sorry, MichelBeeckman, but no other photographs than this! It was behind a fence and I couldn't get any closer. I am beyond clueless when it comes to fungi, but I will check if I have any better photographs.And thank you ChunXingWong!
Those are some really awesome fungi! Did you manage to get a shot from the underside? Or can you recall if it had gills or pores or neither? Because somehow I don't think they are Clitocybe. I have never seen a Clitocybe with a annulus-like structure like that. It could be related to Panus, atleast, that was my first thought. And if it has gills at all.. Because by the looks of it, it seems it has a smooth underside, which suggests it should be placed in the Aphyllophorales. Ah well.. I'm very curious what experts of tropical fungi will say/have said about it!
Cool fungi !Nice spotting work!
Thanks for your help, Marta RubioTexeira, but I think that's the farthest I'm going to be able to narrow it down. I'll ask some fungi experts in my area if I meet them but I doubt I could go farther than that.
It is most likely a funnel mushroom of the genus Clitocybe. I cannot tell at the level of species but perhaps you can find out which fungi of this genus are most abundant in the area of the spotting. Hope it helps.
Thank you KathleenMcEachern and thank you tuqouisekillerwhale!For people who know more about fungi than I do, could it be a type of cup fungi, or pezizaceae?
Lovely photo, young grasshopper :)
Thank you Marta RubioTexeira!
Thank you! I wish I could have got a closer shot but it was on the other side of a fence. They look like mini wine glasses, don't they? Maybe they're a kind of cup fungi.
Wow, I'm not sure what these are but they are surprisingly beautiful! Great shots! Amazing little fungus!
Spotted on Dec 1, 2013 Submitted on Dec 1, 2013
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