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A Closer Look... ... at the Bird’s Nest Fungi, Nidula niveotomentosa.      Canada,Geotagged,Nidula niveotomentosa,Winter,Wooly Bird’s Nest Fungi Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

A Closer Look...

... at the Bird’s Nest Fungi, Nidula niveotomentosa.

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  1. Astounding Posted 8 months ago
    1. Thanks, it seems that this decaying piece of driftwood is a fine “home” for this fungus. Posted 8 months ago
  2. These are one of the cutest fungi ever! Posted 8 months ago
    1. Thanks, they are kinda cute! Posted 8 months ago
  3. Wow, Gary! These are so perfect and beautiful! Posted 8 months ago
    1. Thank you, Christine. Lucky to have them a few steps from our back door! Posted 8 months ago
      1. Awesome! Posted 8 months ago, modified 8 months ago

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Nidula niveotomentosa is a fungi in the family Agaricaceae, and is a bird's nest fungi. Nidula niveotomentosa is easily recognized when young by its pubescent, white, cylindrical fruiting bodies and small brown peridioles embedded in mucilaginous gel. Older specimens may be matted, pale-grey to brown, leading to confusion with Nidula candida. The latter, despite the species name which means "white," is actually greyish to brown, and shaggy to finely squamulose when young. Nidula candida is also.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by gary fast
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Uploaded Dec 28, 2019. Captured Dec 28, 2019 15:01 in 315 Whaletown Rd, Whaletown, BC V0P 1Z0, Canada.
  • E-M5MarkII
  • f/22.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO200
  • 60mm