Spores small, hyaline, smooth, many elliptical but others have irregular shapes. Sometimes sausage shaped. Growing in old wood, likely oak.
2.1 × 5
1.9 × 4.7
4.5 × 5
Growing under mixed hardwoods.
I think it got lost. I dumped out my tackle box when I thought it was empty, but no….it was not empty.
Under Abies religiosa. I dig down and there was sclerotia underneath.
Under Abies religiosa. Cap 1 – 2 (3) cm x .5 – .8 cm. Taste mild and fungal, texture crunchy. No odor. Growing on the ground, and occasionally on wood.
Seen at the Tlahuica edible mushroom festival.
Seen at the Tlahuica edible mushroom fair.
Photo on display at the Tlahuica edible mushroom fair – Apparently they eat this here.
Thahuica: Nchoo ximbaly
Seen at the Tlahuica Edible Mushroom Fair.
Thahuica: Ncho Tzongue Xichi
Spanish: Gachupin Blanco
Seen at the Tlahuica fungus fair.
Unusually large size.
Some were on sale for 80 pesos per kilo fresh or 100 pesos per bag, dried.
Ascomycota is a Division/Phylum of the kingdom Fungi that, together with the Basidiomycota, form the subkingdom Dikarya. Its members are commonly known as the sac fungi. They are the largest phylum of Fungi, with over 64,000 species. The defining feature of this fungal group is the "ascus" (from Greek: ἀσκός (askos), meaning "sac" or "wineskin"), a microscopic sexual structure in which nonmotile spores, called ascospores, are formed. However, some species of the Ascomycota are asexual, meaning...