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Fluted bird's nest fungus

Cyathus striatus


Thousands of Fluted bird nest fused together to create a mosaic that only nature can produce. The size of this mosaic was about 130 cm diameter. The eggs or peridioles where still present in many of the nest.


Spotted in wood chips at a construction site.

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1 Comment

Brian38 a month ago

Thanks Lauren! I was amazed when I found it. I've been working in the area for some time and I know the wood chips had only been there for maybe a year. I guess the conditions were perfect.

LaurenZarate a month ago


Washington, USA

Lat: 47.49, Long: -121.77

Spotted on Dec 5, 2018
Submitted on Dec 10, 2018

Spotted for mission

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