Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Mushroom Log - May 2014

Black Morel - Morchella sp.

Dryad's Saddle - Polyporus squamosus

Newly sprouted.  They can get a lot bigger than this.

Inky Caps with a Dryad's Saddle - Coprinoid species with P. squamosus

Amber Jelly Roll - Exidia recisa


Unknown Mushroom

Unknown mushrooms looking sorry.  I saw a similar mushroom last month and identified it as a Velvet-foot Mushroom (Flammulina velutipes), but that was based on overall impressions and not on careful study; orange mushrooms growing on stumps in cool weather often end up being Velvet-foot Mushrooms.  But the details don't match.  These had a white spore print,

Devil's Urn - Urnula craterium