View Full Version : Can you identify this mold?
09-07-2009, 01:14 PM
Or whatever it is... ?
Thanks amigos :usflag:
P.S. Sorry for the poor quality, guess my cam doesn't like close-ups!
09-07-2009, 10:26 PM
Shotgun fungus? Bird's nest fungus?
09-07-2009, 11:25 PM
I tried to find pictures of those 2 fungi you recommended and couldnt find any pics on the net that resemble mine.... please post links if you find any different!!
Any other opinions???
09-08-2009, 12:03 AM
Geopyxis carbonaria (http://www.mykoweb.com/CAF/species/Geopyxis_carbonaria.html)
Modified link to a better source of information and photos.
09-08-2009, 12:46 AM
Another possibility, related to the above is Geopyxis vulcanalis
09-08-2009, 08:41 AM
From my experience it pops up one year then - nothing for years after. The mulch is in a particular state of decay that various fungi are most happy with. Can never see any harm done.
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