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OfflinefourHoDmt
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what is the odd discoloration on this cap? PICs
    #2238222 - 01/13/04 01:39 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

it's the dark brown/black spot on the top half of the cap. the white spot in the upper left part is where i wiped it off with my finger. it had a sticky/gummy feel to it. this same sort of spot was on another mushroom right next to this one, but the rest look normal. i first noticed this discoloration today when i picked them.
thanks for the help.




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Re: what is the odd discoloration on this cap? PICs [Re: fourHoDmt]
    #2238277 - 01/13/04 02:11 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Looks like spores to me. Not to worry!


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Re: what is the odd discoloration on this cap? PICs [Re: Ben_Stein]
    #2238285 - 01/13/04 02:13 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

it kind of looks like that but it's on the TOP of the cap.  unless the spores were able to defy gravity i don't see how it could be spores :wink:


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Re: what is the odd discoloration on this cap? PICs [Re: fourHoDmt]
    #2238463 - 01/13/04 06:08 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

btw the white spot in the second pic is not really white, that's just from the flash of camera.


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Re: what is the odd discoloration on this cap? PICs *DELETED* [Re: fourHoDmt]
    #2238474 - 01/13/04 06:32 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

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Re: what is the odd discoloration on this cap? PICs [Re: DatDaNK420]
    #2238544 - 01/13/04 08:56 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

well then...i stand corrected :smile:


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Re: what is the odd discoloration on this cap? PICs [Re: fourHoDmt]
    #2239731 - 01/13/04 06:14 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Yea, they are spores no doubt.

Make sure you pick those mushrooms before they begin to sporulate! Mushrooms can leave QUITE a mess :rolleyes:.


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Re: what is the odd discoloration on this cap? PICs [Re: daba]
    #2239937 - 01/13/04 07:37 PM (17 years, 1 month ago)

yeh pic em early and it won't happen :wink:


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Re: what is the odd discoloration on this cap? PICs [Re: fourHoDmt]
    #2240930 - 01/14/04 07:21 AM (17 years, 1 month ago)

Spores. Cubensis has a viscid pellicle on the cap, that's what you called a "sticky/gummy feel". Logically, the spores get attached easily in that place.

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