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My speciality is Fungi! Member of Dutch Mycological Society. At the moment I'm studing Applied Biology at HAS University of Applied Science.


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MichelBeeckman Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by MichelBeeckman Kerala, India6 years ago

Cool species of Coprinellus! You'll need a microscope to get to species level, though.

MichelBeeckman Orange Mat Inkcap/Rossige viltinktzwam
Orange Mat Inkcap/Rossige viltinktzwam commented on by MichelBeeckman Zuid-Holland, Netherlands6 years ago

No, Interestingly not! Probably because they appeared to be growing directly from clay on a fairly disturbed habitat. The mycelium might not have had the time to form an ozonium or I simply didn't see it or it may even be a collection without ozonium, which is also possible.

MichelBeeckman Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by MichelBeeckman Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine, Bosnia and Herzegovina6 years ago

A beautiful species of Coprinellus from section Micacei, which is mycologese for: this Inkcap is a member of genus Coprinellus and is or is related to C. micaceus, the Mica Cap.

MichelBeeckman Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by MichelBeeckman Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina6 years ago

Check out Gymnopus foetidus and similar taxa.

MichelBeeckman Shaggy ink cap
Shaggy ink cap commented on by MichelBeeckman Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina6 years ago

It is more likely a species of Coprinellus, rather than Coprinus, as the cap doesn't have the white, shaggy appearence and lacks a brown, ochraceous or whitish central velum patch. As it looks like it stands solitary, I'd suggest a species of Coprinellus from section Domestici, which means it is a member of the group surrounding Coprinellus domesticus. Microscopy is required to find out the exact species.

MichelBeeckman Barometer Earthstar or False Earthstar fungus
Barometer Earthstar or False Earthstar fungus commented on by MichelBeeckman Vlaanderen, Belgium6 years ago

I see remnants of a collar on the right side of the endoperidium. Also, the ostiole is fimbriate.

MichelBeeckman Cramp balls
Cramp balls commented on by MichelBeeckman จังหวัดนครศรีธรรมราช, Thailand7 years ago

You're welcome, Viv, and no worries! Try not to use wiki, since the information is not always correct or sufficient. Also, mind that it is not Daldinia concentrica, but a different species, hence my suggestion was Daldinia sp., where "sp" means "species". There are many other species in the genus Daldinia concentrica doesn't have this stalked appearence, so with this specimen you would be in the group containing D. vernicosa.

In an extensive study by Stadler et al. (2014) I have read they had samples of Daldinia species from all over the world, also Thailand. You can find the article on researchgate, via: Stadler et al. (2014). A polyphasic taxonomy of Daldinia (Xylariaceae). Studies in Mycology 77: 1-143.

MichelBeeckman Funnel Mushroom
Funnel Mushroom commented on by MichelBeeckman Singapore, Singapore7 years ago

Lentinus sajor-caju. Finally, after a year of searching I found the name that should go with this mystery mushroom!! I was scrolling through Mushroomobserver and found an observation with similar white clitocyboid wood inhabiting fungi with annulus-like structures growing gregariously.

MichelBeeckman Luxurians Gymnopus
Luxurians Gymnopus commented on by MichelBeeckman São Caetano do Sul, SP, Brazil7 years ago

I see you haven't changed the name of this observation yet, Cris!

MichelBeeckman Orelha de pau
Orelha de pau commented on by MichelBeeckman SP, Brazil7 years ago

The smooth, rather pruinose (powdered) purple brown hymenium, the whitish, pubescent exterior and the substrate (wood stump) lead me to Auricularia or Schizophyllum. Helvella doesn't grow directly from wood, as far as I know of. I haven't seen Schizophyllum amplum in reallife yet, but I do know it should be a bit smaller, but the rest should fit the description. As it comes to Auricularia, it is a genus with quite some topical species that are unknown to me. But the habitus and habitat are correct for said genus.

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