Identification: Fungus?

Discussion in 'Fungi, Lichens and Slime Molds' started by Richard Guttormson, Jun 13, 2006.

  1. Richard Guttormson

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    I found this small plant growin in a perennial bed.
    I looks a but like a fungus of some soert, but is grey-green.
    Anyone know what it is?

    Richard
    Ottawa, Canada
     

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    Weedbender Active Member 10 Years

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    Canadilicus nikilodious
     
  3. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Weedbender, I'm trying to search that name on Google and coming up with nothing. A misspelling?
     
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    No, Weedbender, not the shiny round thing, the lumpy grey-green stuff ;-)
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Ah, I see.
     
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    Others much better at fungi than I, but perhaps Xylaria polymorpha? Look at this thread for comparison and info. I also had trouble finding the nickel too. :) Harry
     
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    By George, I think they've got it!
    Thanks,
    r.
     

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