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Late Oysters

Sarcomyxa serotina

Description:

Able to persist through the cold, snowy winter, these mushrooms had tan caps with pale yellow-tan gills. The caps ranged in size from 5-7 cm wide, and they were fan-shaped with incurved margins. The gills were attached and were descending the stems.

Habitat:

There were numerous, in various states of decay, on the bottom edge of a rotting log in a mixed, swampy, snowy forest.

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Christine Y.
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Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jan 21, 2018
Submitted on Feb 1, 2018

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