Observation 306003: Craterellus calyculus (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Burt

When: 2017-06-17

Collection location: Wetumpka, Alabama, USA [Click for map]

32.4789° -86.481° 104m

Who: Casandra Coburn (MorningAnew)

No specimen available

Under Quercus laurifolia, small mostly black.
This is one I am really hoping for a correction on

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Smooth underside
By: Casandra Coburn (MorningAnew)
2018-01-13 09:26:38 CST (-0600)

Yes I want to say that it was smooth, and colored the dark. These were also tiny which had thrown me because I was fairly certain they must be something other than fallax.
While doing a search on Craterellus subundulatus, another name Craterellus calyculus came up with a ME link. Thoughts?
I maybe should have noted the tiny size of these here in notation, but they were very small and wavy.

Was the underside smooth?
By: Logan Wiedenfeld (LoganW)
2018-01-12 22:50:19 CST (-0600)

Ridged? Same color as cap surface?

It’s a cool find, whatever it is. The C. fallax I find in Louisiana are markedly more vase-like and more thin-fleshed too. I winder if these could be uncharacteristically dark C. tubaeformis.

Underside shot request made by LoganW
By: Casandra Coburn (MorningAnew)
2018-01-12 22:25:24 CST (-0600)

No, sadly I do not.

Underside shot request made by LoganW
By: Casandra Coburn (MorningAnew)
2018-01-12 22:25:18 CST (-0600)

No, sadly I do not.

Very cool!
By: Logan Wiedenfeld (LoganW)
2018-01-12 22:19:14 CST (-0600)

They don’t seem as vase-like or trumpet-y as they should. In fact, they loook more like black chanterelles. In short, I understand your discomfort with that ID.

Do you have a better shot of the underside?

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