A Handsome Brown, Speckled Mushroom

e6filmusere6filmuser e6filmuserRegistered Users Posts: 3,030 Major grins

I saw this in some pasture, amongst grass, at the weekend.

Having thought it was sure to be readily recognisable, I have been told that even the genus is uncertain.

The image has been cropped and the stereo is crosseye.

Olympus EM-1, (aperture priority), Olympus m4/3 30mm f3.5 ED macro, 1/125 at f11 ISO 400, hand-held.



  • e6filmusere6filmuser e6filmuser Registered Users Posts: 3,030 Major grins
    edited November 25, 2021

    The owner of the farm where it found it is also knowledgeable about the mushrooms which grow there. She was surprised to see my images of such a speckled individual.

    It seems that, after microscopic examination of "speckles" brushed from fresh specimens, it is likely that they are pollen from Deodar Cedars on the neighbouring land.


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