Cardinal Marsh Wildlife Management Area. The conditions were bone dry.
Dug out of the ground to show the "root", Polyporus radicatus
Some dry Tree ear
Fuliga septica, the Dog Vomit Slime Mold
Brent, Rpger and Ellen watch Glen prepare to take a photograph.
An old Polyporus squamosus. Dry like most of what was found.
Phaeolus schweinitzii, The Dye Makers Polypore. The pore surface was bruised brown from handling and KOH stained the top surface black.
Oyster Mushroom. Old and a bit dry like most of what was found.
Fresh Stemonitis axifera. One of the few fresh items found.
Glen set up to photograph these Dead Man's Fingers.
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