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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Please help identify (pod? fungus? other?)

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tbarhunt
Portland, OR
United States

January 25, 2013
11:49 AM

Post #9397292



Location: Baskett Slough Wildlife Refuge near Salem, Oregon.
End of May, 2012.

This tree stump was covered in these unknown (to me) shell-shaped specimens. In my mind it looked like a squirrel or bird ate a bunch of nuts and left the shells.

Thanks! First time visitor!

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Rlalique
Bristol
United Kingdom

January 25, 2013
12:11 PM

Post #9397317

Bisporella citrina
tbarhunt
Portland, OR
United States

January 25, 2013
1:43 PM

Post #9397465

Brilliant - thank you!
altagardener
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

January 25, 2013
7:25 PM

Post #9397748

What a fantastic mushroom, Rialique!

In this case, though, after blowing up the photo as much as possible, I believe it is really is shells of some sort of seed or nut, left from a squirrel's lunch... a midden, in other words. The apparent shells are all about the same size and oval (unlike the photos of Bisporella citrina below); many shell halves are sitting with the convex side up, and there are lots of piles of shell halves stacked randomly on top of each other, as well as some that have fallen concave side up or convex side up into the moss below.


http://www.google.ca/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=Bisporella+citrina&oe=UTF-8&redir_esc=&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=WEsDUa7pCOuvigKHv4CQDQ&biw=1655&bih=984&sei=XUsDUZDLGM3BiwLx4YHwBg

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