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!
I imagine that most agaricales (gilled fungi) have this property. The gills edge orients itself in the direction of gravitation. When caps form upside down, the gills are often closed like window blinds.
That is true not only for agaricales (gills & tubes) but also for aphyllophorales like spiny Hydnaceae. The spore bearing surface always tries to be perpendicular to the ground to maximize the number of released spores.
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: RogerRabbit, bodhisatta 438 topic views. 1 members, 7 guests and 0 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]