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pinkish fungus

Post by wolf » Sat Jan 07, 2006 6:49 pm

I found this at bahrija in garigue behind church - it was growing in the middle of a thyme plant ( saghtar )
can anyone identify ? I dont think I have ever come across this but then fungi are easy to overlook

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Post by MWP admin » Sat Jan 07, 2006 8:53 pm

Really nice wolf, Congratulations for the photo and thanks for sharing. i am so busy with the new profiles that i cannot at the moment research for its identification.

if edwin revisits, he will state its name promptly
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Post by IL-PINE » Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:50 am

It looks like those Ink Fungi or what they are called - Coprinus species. But obviously better ask the experts :)

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Post by MWP admin » Sun Jan 08, 2006 6:21 pm

Just a hint Wolf, have you considered Coprinus micaceus (mentioned as rare). Not exactly as your pic, but something common there is.
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Post by wolf » Sun Jan 08, 2006 9:51 pm

no idea MWP - that's why I posted
fungi experts are thin on the ground - just like the fungi themselves :D

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Post by MWP admin » Mon Jan 09, 2006 9:05 am

LOL !!! I think we will get some expert on this subject on the forum soon or later.

Fungi are really a complex Kingdom, more then they look, with many families having the reproductive stage as one species and vegetative stage as another species (=lots of confusion). Sort of the Butterfly and the Caterpillar.

If you know some friend encourage him to join here.

One example of Coprinus micaceus from the net. It is just a hint so that you can pursue some research on your own by coparing data and pics of the species with what you found. The name was taken from Bonett's book which shows something similar (but not perfectely identical)


http://www.uoguelph.ca/~gbarron/MISCELL ... copmic.htm
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