Home | Community | Message Board


MushroomCube.com
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!

Original Seeds Store Shop: Buy CBD, Cannabis Seeds, Compare CBD

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Offlinemelle
Stranger
Registered: 10/23/09
Posts: 4
Last seen: 7 years, 11 months
big shroom
    #11310244 - 10/24/09 07:44 AM (8 years, 1 day ago)

Found a giant mushroom :grin: This is the biggest mushroom i ever saw first hand.
Habitat: Found on Borneo island, grow on soil. Quite rare to find here, so far i only came across this 3 times.
Gills: Close together
Stem: 1 inch thick, 5 inch long
Cap: 12 inch across
Spore print color: I wait more than 24 hours but fail to get spore print. >.<
Bruising: Nothing detected
Other: Quite strong scent, i take it to my room and its filled with the scent. No volva or ring. Its not really fragile but certainly cannot survive being thrown to rock. Sorry, i only have phone camera >.<

young



Mature. I wait 4 days in between from the first 2 picture to this.




Any idea to narrow down this? I was thinking its Giant Clitocybes but few thing are off like the cap color and stem length.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleBobzimmer
Crawlin' Kingsnake
 User Gallery


Registered: 09/07/08
Posts: 8,694
Loc: NY
Trusted Identifier
Re: big shroom [Re: melle]
    #11310269 - 10/24/09 07:56 AM (8 years, 1 day ago)

Maybe a Paxillus?


--------------------
Mr. Mushrooms said:
I will confess something that should be quite obvious, CC.  I love mushrooms, i.e. fungi.  I really do.  I am talking about a strong feeling, i.e. emotion, for them.  I think they are beautiful.  I even dream of them.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineGreenMachine
The Magician
Male User Gallery


Registered: 03/26/09
Posts: 1,298
Loc: A peninsula
Last seen: 4 years, 7 months
Re: big shroom [Re: Bobzimmer]
    #11310277 - 10/24/09 08:00 AM (8 years, 1 day ago)

how long is the reddish leaf just bottom left of the shroom in the 1st  mature photo


--------------------
Look behind you, do you see it?:unbelievable:


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinemelle
Stranger
Registered: 10/23/09
Posts: 4
Last seen: 7 years, 11 months
Re: big shroom [Re: Bobzimmer]
    #11310360 - 10/24/09 08:33 AM (8 years, 1 day ago)

Quote:

Bobzimmer said:
Maybe a Paxillus?




Search that on wiki, some of its description match like the gills but some other did not. Like bruising, it did not darken. The cap also not sticky even when wet. This one may be overgrown but isn't it a bit too big for paxillus?

Those kind of leaf is a bit round and usually around 5 inch. That dead log near it is rubber tree. That small mushroom next to it is also the same type.


Edited by melle (10/24/09 08:36 AM)


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleBobzimmer
Crawlin' Kingsnake
 User Gallery


Registered: 09/07/08
Posts: 8,694
Loc: NY
Trusted Identifier
Re: big shroom [Re: melle]
    #11310382 - 10/24/09 08:46 AM (8 years, 1 day ago)

Quote:

isn't it a bit too big for paxillus?




I don't know all the species of Paxillus, and sometimes mushrooms grow larger than normal. The form reminds me of that genus. I really have no clue as to what mushrooms might grow in Borneo. Sorry.


--------------------
Mr. Mushrooms said:
I will confess something that should be quite obvious, CC.  I love mushrooms, i.e. fungi.  I really do.  I am talking about a strong feeling, i.e. emotion, for them.  I think they are beautiful.  I even dream of them.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleGerman Kahuna
Facepalmer of Stoopid
Male User Gallery

Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 15,798
Loc: On a Chemical Vacation
Re: big shroom [Re: Bobzimmer]
    #11310414 - 10/24/09 08:56 AM (8 years, 1 day ago)

How about Leucopaxillus giganteus or closely related?


--------------------
"Vegetarian" [ /ˌvedʒəˈteəriən/] - Ancient slang meaning "village idiot who can't hunt, fish or ride".


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Offlinemelle
Stranger
Registered: 10/23/09
Posts: 4
Last seen: 7 years, 11 months
Re: big shroom [Re: German Kahuna]
    #11310471 - 10/24/09 09:19 AM (8 years, 1 day ago)

Borneo have a tropical climate. Around 27C, no snow, heavy rain, high altitude.

Quote:

German Kahuna said:
How about Leucopaxillus giganteus or closely related?




Thats what i think, Leucopaxillus giganteus or Giant Clitocybe. Well, some book suggest they are the same. Doesn't matter, it have about the same edibility :tongue: But those cap are off.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineGreenMachine
The Magician
Male User Gallery


Registered: 03/26/09
Posts: 1,298
Loc: A peninsula
Last seen: 4 years, 7 months
Re: big shroom [Re: melle]
    #11318892 - 10/25/09 04:35 PM (7 years, 11 months ago)

haha CLIT-ocybe :eatingout:


--------------------
Look behind you, do you see it?:unbelievable:


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

Original Seeds Store Shop: Buy CBD, Cannabis Seeds, Compare CBD

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> Mushroom Hunting and Identification

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Need Quick ID--Field Shrooms
( 1 2 all )
rollitup420 2,841 30 04/27/07 06:07 PM
by shagg
* More Texas Shrooms ** now with P. cubensis **
( 1 2 all )
houshroom 6,583 28 07/12/03 10:32 PM
by GGreatOne234
* Colorado Shroom doctor_gonzo 2,696 18 10/12/06 01:07 PM
by ToxicMan
* North texas shroom i.d!!!!! CaptainCrunch 2,539 13 03/06/05 10:07 PM
by cube428
* ID Jersey shroom RCambo 324 3 06/24/09 02:04 AM
by Alan Rockefeller
* northern california shrooms
( 1 2 all )
futuramaar 42,294 30 07/12/10 03:35 AM
by CureCat
* Need a mushroom ID for Long Island, NY shrooms! Please! ProzacPhil 1,401 6 06/05/09 01:45 AM
by ProzacPhil
* shining blue shroom on the scottish hills fruityBlue 1,864 15 10/19/03 08:02 PM
by azurescen

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: ToxicMan, karode13, inski, Alan Rockefeller, TimmiT, Joust, Tmethyl, Fennario
626 topic views. 7 members, 70 guests and 8 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Myco Supply
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2017 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.024 seconds spending 0.007 seconds on 19 queries.