Pholiota spp. in Clintonville

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I was driving to Whetstone Park of Roses yesterday evening when I spotted this cluster of freshly developed Pholiota spp. fruit bodies.  After some hunting online and in some guides, I believe these likely to be the Pholiota aurivella.  According to, these could be P. limonella.  The identifying trait appears to be their difference in spore size.

Tree Ear Fungus


Found today in Glen Echo ParkAuricularia auricula-judae.

Ben’s paper asks if ancient human metallurgy left its signature in bacterial genomes


Evolution of a heavy metal homeostasis/resistance island reflects increasing copper stress in Enterobacteria

Enoki Mushroom

Enoki Olentangy


Found this little flush of Flammulina velutipes near Olentangy Trail about 8 hours ago.