[Plant-biology] Re:Strange Fungi
(by ladyluna from pa.net)
Thu Jan 31 12:36:04 EST 2008
At Wed, 30 Jan 2008, "bulucanagria" <bulucanagria from no.where> wrote:
><snip> would really love to know what these beautiful plants are.
>Thanks would go to anyone who could enlighten me.
The browser on my ancient machine crashed when I tried to look at the
photos full-sized, but your "fungi" appear to me to be what is locally
known as "ice plant" or "Indian pipe." They're not fungi but a
Try doing a search online for images of "Monotropa uniflora" and see if
they match your plants. Your description of their microclimate sounds
right. They are a lovely sight to behold on a mid to late summer's walk in
the deep woods, usually in the vicinity of eastern hemlocks in my experience.
Hope this helps
(wildcrafting herbalist based in PA, USA)
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