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The Netted Rhodotus, or Rhodotus palmatus, is the only member of it’s family. It is completely unique in so many ways…..and hard to find!
A rare beauty that is found in Kansas, USA more then any other location in the US….I always feel extremely blessed to find them.
This was found back in Sep. of 2012…..not sure why I never posted these.
They have a beautiful fruity smell to them…have a pale pink spore…pink gills…pink cap……….BUT..have a golden color ‘juice’ that comes out of the stem. The caps wrinkle when subjected to a wet/dry/wet/dry type of condition which gives it’s name Netted as it crinkles up into a net-like pattern.


mushroom, fungi, cap, wrinkles, netted rhodotus, rhodotus palmatus, sauriamami, carla wick


  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteover 1 year ago

    Outstanding capture.

  • thanx so much Julie…I remember it was almost dusk when I found them so was in a rush to get photos before it got too dark. The log they were on was gone the next day!

    – Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters

  • Irina Chuckowree
    Irina Chuckowreeover 1 year ago

    I guess this is the upside of the previous shot.
    Most amazing pattern! I have never seen anything like it!

  • Exactly! When I first ‘discovered’ this species almost 8 years ago…I thought they were rotten and just wrinkled from age…then saw the undersides and realized they were SUPPOSED to look like that. When they aren’t wrinkled, they’re this incredible smooth pink that you can almost poke your finger into. they’re awesome

    – Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters

  • Vanessa Barklay
    Vanessa Barklayover 1 year ago

    Wow, that’s a beauty Carla! :O)

  • so unique aren’t they? Thanx Vanessa!

    – Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters

  • Leslie-Ann
    Leslie-Annover 1 year ago

    Great image Carla, description is very interesting too. Amazing texture and pattern……………………….Leslie

  • kathrynsgallery
    kathrynsgallery8 months ago

    So pretty! I love both the colour and the texture. Just wish that I could smell that fruity aroma!

  • There is seriously nothing like it to me! :o)

    – Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters

  • patcheah
    patcheah5 months ago

    Stunning ! Such an interesting mushroom,very pretty colour and patterns!

  • these are INCREDIBLE to see and smell…can’t wait to find some again. thank you so much!!

    – Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters

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