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Some High Altitude Early Mushrooms
    #4337637 - 06/26/05 12:11 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

These were found at about 11,000 feet altitude in the central Colorado Rockies this last week. Both of them are actually fairly common species of mushrooms here.

This first one is a Jelly Fungus with the name Guepiniopsis alpinus. For scale, the biggest cups in the photo are about 3 or 4 mm across.


These others were found within a few feet of a melting snowbank. They are Lyophyllum montanum.


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Re: Some High Altitude Early Mushrooms [Re: ToxicMan]
    #4338286 - 06/26/05 03:30 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

They are beautiful  :thumbup:


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Re: Some High Altitude Early Mushrooms [Re: RESTLESS]
    #4338586 - 06/26/05 07:57 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Thanks for the high altitude photos. I have read that only several hundred metres can mean a month or so of the season to mushroom growth. Neither species appear in my Japanese guidebooks, but Mt. Fuji is not that hospitable to mushrooms. (Which is about where 11000 feet would take you.)
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Re: Some High Altitude Early Mushrooms [Re: ToxicMan]
    #4340184 - 06/26/05 09:37 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

:cool: The Lyophyllum montanum look very similar to Lyophyllum
descastes
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When does the bolete season start there?


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Re: Some High Altitude Early Mushrooms [Re: falcon]
    #4340350 - 06/26/05 10:26 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

Fried Chiken mushroom....mmmmmmm


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Re: Some High Altitude Early Mushrooms [Re: ToxicMan]
    #4340455 - 06/26/05 10:56 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

Awesome stuff! Keep up these kinds of posts.


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Re: Some High Altitude Early Mushrooms [Re: falcon]
    #4340889 - 06/27/05 01:07 AM (12 years, 30 days ago)

It may not be obvious, but the bloom (the white stuff on the big cap) is a key difference between L. decastes and L. montanum. And, of course the habitat, although I have found L. decastes at similar altitude in mid August. The other difference is that I always find L. decastes growing from (or very near) wood, and L. montanum grows from the ground.

I expect to start finding boletes in 2 to 3 weeks, starting at lower altitudes (say, 7000 or 8000 feet).

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Re: Some High Altitude Early Mushrooms [Re: ToxicMan]
    #4343629 - 06/27/05 05:12 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

Does the bloom on L. montanum rub off?

On wood chips or beside them is where I find L. decastes.


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Re: Some High Altitude Early Mushrooms [Re: weezcuomo]
    #4343658 - 06/27/05 05:17 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

Fried Chiken mushroom....mmmmmmm

How do you make them?


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Re: Some High Altitude Early Mushrooms [Re: falcon]
    #4344057 - 06/27/05 06:43 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

Yes, the bloom rubs off easily.

Incidentally, A lot of the Boletus edulis I find also has a bloom.

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Re: Some High Altitude Early Mushrooms [Re: ToxicMan]
    #4344123 - 06/27/05 06:58 PM (12 years, 30 days ago)

I'd like to see a picture of Boletus edulis with a bloom. :smile:


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