Observation 276898: Parasola Redhead, Vilgalys & Hopple
When: 2017-05-18
Collection location: Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]
(43.107° -88.4241° 265m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing from 1 year old Willow bark, next to location where Willow was removed.

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Spore Print
By: MyconidOfTheMasses
2017-05-19 21:40:01 CDT (-0500)

Violet spore print, about to break out the microscope.

Initial observations, more to come
By: MyconidOfTheMasses
2017-05-19 14:06:28 CDT (-0500)

Initially I thought it to be in the Ink Cap family (coprinus) family. Yet, after placing the cap of one of the older specimens under a air-tight jar, placed atop a microscope slide. In order to create a print, I expected a pile of goo by morning, must like others like Coprinellus sp.

Some have claimed its an ink cap still, im not convinced.

Will post microscopy of spores from print I received moments, along with photos of print. (I believe dark violet)

Created: 2017-05-18 23:56:37 CDT (-0500)
Last modified: 2017-05-19 15:32:23 CDT (-0500)
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