| Rhodotus palmatus
George Barron's Website on Fungi
|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.