Home | Community | Message Board


Out-Grow.com - Mushroom Growing Kits & Supplies
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Hunting and Identification

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Shop for:   eBay Lighters   Amazon Microscope

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
OfflineNixtrus
Absolut n00b
Registered: 12/15/05
Posts: 50
Loc: Maryland
Last seen: 7 months, 15 days
I call it, "The Nipple Mushroom", any idea on what it is?
    #5129126 - 01/01/06 07:56 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

I find this mushroom everywhere in my area... regardless of season, temperature, or... well, anything. And I can't really find anything in any books that look quite like it. I know it's not active in any way, I'm just tryin' to get aquainted with all of the mushrooms in my area, so if any of you have an idea of what it is, that'd be awesome. =)

 

This is a picture of a bunch of 'em on a tree...


 

There's a closer picture of 'em...

Okay, lets see if I can post the info on this right...

Habitat: I found it growing on some sort of coniferous tree, not sure what kind... probably a pine, I'd assume. I have found very similar mushrooms growing out of the ground, though. Usually in groups. They were found in Maryland. Normally when I do find them growing out of the ground, it's very moist ground.

Gills: They're a brownish color... a picture of the gills will soon follow.

Stem: Hollow, slightly shorter than a smaller-size bic lighter(I didn't have a ruler handy), pretty thin.

Cap: About the size of a nickel(ditto on the having no ruler) But I have found them of all sizes, up to about the size of... well, a large nipple. They're also normally pretty moist.

Spore Print: White. Can't fill ya in on any microscopic features, due to lack of a microscope, though.

It doesn't bruise.

Scent: Mind you, I normally smell things differently than other people, but the smell kinda reminds me of a typical mushroom smell... and some of 'em(even from the same bunch), smells like fish.

Anyways, I also find another mushroom, or maybe the same mushroom during a different stage of development... only difference is the size of the cap, and the fact it has white gills. Here's a picture of it.


I find this particular kind hangin' around with the other kind almost all the time. That's the only reason I think it might be the same kind.

And here's a picture of their undersides...
 

THere's the white gilled one I described...

 

And there's a picture of them both. The first one(the really nipply lookin' one) on the left. And the white one is on the right.

Any help on identifyin' these would be appreciated. Thanks. :laugh: I'll probably have plenty more to bug you guys with when it warms up. ;D


Edited by Nixtrus (01/01/06 08:03 PM)


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineNixtrus
Absolut n00b
Registered: 12/15/05
Posts: 50
Loc: Maryland
Last seen: 7 months, 15 days
Re: I call it, "The Nipple Mushroom", any idea on what it is? [Re: Nixtrus]
    #5129147 - 01/01/06 08:01 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

As a note, I totally screwed up while tryin' to make this entry... I even missed a pic. I think I'm too lazy this moment to fix it, though. Sorry if it looks kinda funny. =P


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineerisA
underground
Male User Gallery

Registered: 11/18/98
Posts: 29,875
Loc: North East, USA
Last seen: 1 month, 4 days
Trusted Identifier
Re: I call it, "The Nipple Mushroom", any idea on what it is? [Re: Nixtrus]
    #5129148 - 01/01/06 08:01 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

Nice description, but the images are just showing up as little red X's.
Your profile indicates that you are from Maryland, which borders my state.. chances are that I find the same thing.
From your description, I can think of some good possibilities, but it would help to be able to see the pics.


--------------------
Immortal
The OG Thread Killer
My mushroom hunting gallery


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineNixtrus
Absolut n00b
Registered: 12/15/05
Posts: 50
Loc: Maryland
Last seen: 7 months, 15 days
Re: I call it, "The Nipple Mushroom", any idea on what it is? [Re: eris]
    #5129153 - 01/01/06 08:04 PM (8 years, 8 months ago)

I think I fixed 'em... Not sure, though. They're showin' up on my 'puter, anyways.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OnlineToxicManM
Bite me, it's fun!
 User Gallery

Registered: 06/28/02
Posts: 6,336
Loc: Aurora, Colorado
Last seen: 1 minute, 34 seconds
Trusted Identifier
Re: I call it, "The Nipple Mushroom", any idea on what it is? [Re: Nixtrus]
    #5129881 - 01/02/06 01:38 AM (8 years, 8 months ago)

Those look to be Mycenas. They are among the most important wood rotters in the forests.

Happy mushrooming!


--------------------
Happy mushrooming!


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineNixtrus
Absolut n00b
Registered: 12/15/05
Posts: 50
Loc: Maryland
Last seen: 7 months, 15 days
Re: I call it, "The Nipple Mushroom", any idea on what it is? [Re: ToxicMan]
    #5129897 - 01/02/06 01:47 AM (8 years, 8 months ago)

I've searched around after you gave me the name for 'em... and I'm pretty sure that's what they are! Thanks a bunch. =)


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Shop for:   eBay Lighters   Amazon Microscope

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Hunting and Identification

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Are there P.C. mushrooms in Maryland? shroom_assassin 789 6 07/20/02 11:58 PM
by bluemoon
* where to find mushrooms in maryland shroomdude87 2,293 0 07/09/05 01:51 PM
by shroomdude87
* mushrooms in maryland eatshrooms 522 2 09/20/04 02:42 PM
by array
* Big Purplish Mushrooms in Maryland 2eggshellminds 1,177 9 05/20/06 12:45 AM
by 2eggshellminds
* Calling all Mushroom Hunters Stoned_Myconaut 719 18 06/13/07 02:29 PM
by Stoned_Myconaut
* Shrooms Of Maryland Shroomby 14,731 8 02/05/08 02:02 PM
by CureCat
* Finding magic in Maryland bond 1,754 2 03/25/04 06:36 PM
by Gumby
* Re: Winter Mushrooms BaldCuban 1,222 7 06/08/00 05:55 AM
by Anonymous

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: ToxicMan, karode13, CureCat, Alan Rockefeller, TimmiT, Gravija, Joust
3,139 topic views. 17 members, 67 guests and 1 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Lil Shop Of Spores
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2014 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.033 seconds spending 0.008 seconds on 25 queries.