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Polypore

Description:

The cap is whitish/orangish and a little bit of brown on the ends. It doesn’t have a stalk, it is the type of mushroom to grow in the ground or on a tree. The one on the left is tinier than the one on the right, but it still has all the same characteristics. The the mushroom has a really tiny stalk that connects it to a tree, stump or the ground. I think the gills are unattached. We put the mushroom upside down, but it didn’t make a spore print. It doesn't have a collar. The cap is about the shape of a trapezoid, and the end is a little wavy. The cap is dry not slimy at all. I don't know what it smells like, I haven’t smelt my mushroom.

Habitat:

It was on the ground a little off the side of the path, it was in moist soil. It was growing around leaves in a shady spot under the trees. It was surrounded by dead leaves and other tiny plants.

Notes:

We went outside in November, and found mushrooms, and picked them. We put them in a box and brought them inside to identify.

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1 Comment

mmsbiodiversity56
mmsbiodiversity56 8 years ago

I think you need photos that are more clear

mmsbiodiversity62
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mmsbiodiversity62

Maine

Spotted on Nov 14, 2011
Submitted on Dec 19, 2011

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