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Vibrissea truncorum

Vibrissea truncorum

Habitat:

Spotted in a small creek on the Foothills Trail in Gorges State Park, NC.

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3 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Good luck with the Salamanders- looks like a pretty place :)

DianneFrost
DianneFrost 8 years ago

Vibrissea truncorum looks very much like them. They were on a moss wall waterfall. I was looking for salamanders and saw them. It was semi-dark where I was so I did not get a good look at them, but yes, they were very small and very cute.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Trying to an ID a Californian mushroom all the way from Oz is risky especially if you know very little about them however, check this one out - Vibrissea truncorum
http://www.uoguelph.ca/~gbarron/MISC2003...
Going by the size of the moss beside them, i assume they were small. Also, there appears to be a gelatinous sheath covering the stipe ( stalk) , am I right ?. It would be good to have more information for an ID - I hope you find out what it is - they are cute !
It also looks a little like Leotia sp...

DianneFrost
Spotted by
DianneFrost

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on May 27, 2012
Submitted on Jun 8, 2012

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