Observation 268439: “Discomycetes” Sacc.

Habitat: "NT0166 (Southwest Amazon Moist Forests) ":http://www.worldwildlife.org/ecoregions/nt0166
Habit: single or grouped
Substrate: woody, found on fallen, heavily decayed log on section with bare wood and bark.

General Characters: total height 1-2mm; no odor; no taste; circular with slightly wavy edges;

Pileus: diameter .25-2.5mm; pink to light orange color; smooth and gelatinous surface; jelly like texture; glossy ornamentation; straight margins; gelatinous to cartilaginous flesh consistency; disc shaped.

Stipe: stipe was about .5 mm long; same color as pileus; same consistency as pileus.

Collected for the 2017 SUNY-ESF Fungi of Bolivia Field Course & 2nd Field Workshop on Neotropical Polypores

Proposed Names

30% (2)
Used references: Genre of Polypores by L. Ryvarden
Mushrooms to Genus IV: Keys by Daniel E. Stuntz
Polyporeaceae of North America by Josiah L. Lowe
Introduction to Mycology in the Tropics by Meike Piepenbring
Patty Kaishian
57% (1)
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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-05-09 01:39:14 CDT (-0400)

most of the references you list have nothing to do with cup fungi. i seem to remember Orbilia was my “at-a-glance” ID (before seeing the stipe that Alex illustrated on his observation of the same materia). I hope you did not pour over polypore texts in search of a name for a cup fungus!

same material as Observation 268123, Observation 268244 & Observation 268256

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