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1 Species ID Suggestions

Fairy Ring Mushroom
Marasmius oreades Marasmius oreades (MushroomExpert.Com)

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christineg2071 9 years ago

No I do not have a close up. :(

KarenSaxton 9 years ago

That was why I wanted to see an individual and that Chlorphyllum molybdites was my suspicion as well

gully.moy 9 years ago

Lots of mushrooms grow in fairy rings, these are not Marasmius oreades. They're hard to ID without a close up shot of one but I'd suggest Chlorophyllum molybdites based on the apparent shape.

KarenSaxton 9 years ago

Do you have a close up of one of the mushrooms? Ava's right, the grass inside IS greener! Awesome!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

This is called a fairy circle. It's interesting that grass within the circle is greener than the grass outside. The mycorrhiza must be feeding the grass.

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Cottonwood, Alabama, USA

Spotted on May 29, 2013
Submitted on May 29, 2013

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