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Bitter Oyster

Panellus stipticus


Densely clustered tan mushrooms with brown to tan gills. The caps were textured, like old velvet. The margins of the mushrooms were wavy and many were cracking at the edges.


Growing on the edges of logs and in the cracks between the bark. I think the log was oak. At the edge of Robinson woods, near a field.

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Tukup 10 months ago

Great shots Machi. Good job identifying them. I appreciate your notes. Thanks.

Machi 10 months ago

Very cool! I didn't know that. I'd love to see some bioluminescent fungi at night some day

Jae 10 months ago

Cool find, Machi. Quite interesting mushrooms too. Apparently these fungi are bioluminescent though only certain strains on the east coast of North America, or so I've read.

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Maine, USA

Spotted on Nov 20, 2019
Submitted on Dec 17, 2019

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