Identification: Sprout from store bought topsoil

Discussion in 'Fungi, Lichens and Slime Molds' started by Cynthiag1, Jul 28, 2017.

  1. Cynthiag1

    Cynthiag1 New Member

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    These grew up after we put down topsoil from the Home Depot. They are filled with what looks like black seeds. Anybody recognize it?
     

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    vitog Well-Known Member

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    They look like immature bird's nest fungi (family Nidulariaceae). If that's what they are, when mature, they should look like a miniature bird's nest with tiny black eggs. The photo in this Web page: Bird's Nests Fungi shows both mature and immature specimens that look similar to yours; but, unfortunately, the species is not identified.
     
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