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What

Wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia)

Observer

scadwell

Date

April 17, 2017 01:14 PM EDT

Description

Thought the hairs on the stem would sting, so didn't touch. However, Urtica doesn't seem a match, and Laportea has alternate leaf arrangement. Noticed similar hairs on young V. alternifolia on section of stem that hadn't yet developed wings. V. occidentalis (with wings) found nearby.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

fungalfan

Date

June 2022

Place

Private

Description

Cap 10 cm, dry white, only faintly zonate, if at all, deeply depressed with inrolled margin. Stipe short, stocky. 3 cm long, 2 cm wide, white. Gills yellow-orange, dichotomously forking, close, adnate to subdecurrent. No latex though quite fresh. Odor fruity, becoming stronger like lemon. In mixed woods, predominantly pine and oak in Raleigh, NC. Spores short in height, ellipsoid or subglobose 4.0x 5.0, 6.0 x 5.0, 4.5x 5.0, 4.5x5.5. Ornamentation amyloid with short interconnected ridges, Spore prints are more orange, not as dark as they appear in photos & unfortunately wrinkled paper casts shadows.
Thank you to Henry Van T. Cotter for microscopy! ID confirmed by DNA ITS

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jerryreynolds

Date

May 2, 2022 10:08 PM EDT

Description

Male of undescribed "Piedmont Ghost Firefly"

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What

Leechbrush (Nestronia umbellula)

Observer

bonnieeamick

Date

May 1, 2021 05:52 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Life

Observer

scadwell

Date

March 30, 2020 12:47 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mining Bees (Genus Andrena)

Observer

scadwell

Date

April 27, 2020 03:11 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Dicots (Class Magnoliopsida)

Observer

frankyj

Date

June 4, 2020 09:57 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Shara (Genus Lactarius)

Observer

cotterh

Date

April 14, 2020 03:46 PM EDT

Description

White, watery white latex.
Globose spores with amyloid 1 microm high connected rdiges - 7-9 microm diam
Mild taste slowly becoming slightly acrid
Mixed woods including pine and oak
white spore print

Photos / Sounds

What

Jack-in-the-Pulpit Rust (Uromyces ari-triphylli)

Observer

cotterh

Date

March 31, 2020 10:47 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus)

Observer

osoandino

Date

December 2016

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What

Salmon Milkcap (Lactarius salmonicolor)

Observer

flowntheloop

Date

September 25, 2018 10:20 AM EDT

Description

Growing in grass beneath loblolly pines in a public park in Floyd County, GA, US. Does not bruise when cut. Latex (slowly) stains the gills blue/green.

Photos / Sounds

What

Trainwrecker (Neolentinus lepideus)

Observer

trixpix

Date

August 28, 2018 02:59 PM EDT

Description

This group was growing out of a loblolly pine tree, on a wetland trail.

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Snakeroot (Endodeca serpentaria)

Observer

thenectarbar

Date

April 29, 2018 06:57 PM CDT

Description

Common names, Virginia snakeroot, Virginia dutchmanspipe

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-footed Cannibal Fly (Promachus rufipes)

Observer

adair

Date

August 22, 2016 04:12 PM EDT

Description

Robber Fly that caught a dark morph Eastern tiger swallowtail

Photos / Sounds

What

Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)

Observer

greenguru

Date

August 20, 2016 11:17 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

andrewcardin

Date

August 7, 2016 09:48 PM EDT

Description

Female Carolina wolf spider carrying young

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