| Rhodotus palmatus
|Cap is one inch wide. This specimen was found in the basin of
a former city reservoir. The area is near a natural spring that
frequently floods the surrounding lowland woods.
|These photographs show some interesting characteristics
of this fungus: it's gelatinous consistency and the
blackening of the cap and gills under moist conditions.
|The cap of Rhodotus palmatus does not always exhibit it's
defining reticulated (netted) cap. Note pink droplet on stem.
|The cap of this beautiful specimen measured 8cm wide.
|Found in June. Cap 4cm wide.