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Parasola auricoma Tiny mushroom whose cap was deeply grooved and very finely hairy.<br />
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Habitat: Growing on the ground, in the leaf litter. Mixed, but mostly deciduous forest. Fall,Geotagged,Parasola auricoma,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Parasola auricoma

Tiny mushroom whose cap was deeply grooved and very finely hairy.

Habitat: Growing on the ground, in the leaf litter. Mixed, but mostly deciduous forest.

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  1. Beautiful shot! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy! Posted 2 months ago

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''Parasola auricoma'' is a species of agaric fungus in the family Psathyrellaceae. First described scientifically in 1886, the species is found in Europe, Japan, and North America. The small, umbrella-shaped fruit bodies of the fungus grow in grass or woodchips and are short-lived, usually collapsing with age in a few hours. The caps are up to 6 cm wide, initially elliptical before flattening out, and colored reddish-brown to greyish, depending on their age and hydration. They are pleated with.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Feb 8, 2019. Captured Oct 3, 2018 10:30 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm