Finally!

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After months and months of this picture popping up on my screensaver, I finally found the picture in my computer.

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I hadn’t been able to identify them either. Then I found their picture in a small book “Mushrooms and Other Fungi of Land Between the Lakes”

Microstoma flocossa.

They grow on partially buried  sticks and twigs of oak trees. The small cups (to .8 centimeters) produce the spores.

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Wow, what a find!

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  2. They’re pretty little things. I don’t think I’ve ever seen them, but I did finally see some bird’s nest fungi.

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