Viscid cap and vibrant spore print. 7/17 at Umstead State Park, North Carolina
Spores under scanning electron microscope from black reishi, Ganoderma Sinensis.
I made a video about Calostoma, and in particular, the gelatinous joyousness that is Calostoma cinnabarinum. Check it out if you want to learn more about this awesome fungus’s anatomy and evolution.
(I forgot to put this picture in the video, so plz enjoy!)
There are fungal spores in most of the air you breathe. For a lot of people, breathing in small…
Agaricus mushrooms. You can see the chocolate-brown spore color on the mature mushroom gills; when they’re young, the gills look pink