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Fluted bird's nest fungus

Cyathus striatus

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Spotted in wood chips at a construction site.


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1 Comment

Brian38
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
LaurenZarate a month ago

Amazing!

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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