First person to use this name on MO: Alan Rockefeller
Name: Cudonia circinans
Author: (Pers.) Fr.
Cap: Cushion-shaped to irregularly convex; sometimes with a shallow central depression; up to 2 cm across; with the margin curled under; smooth or somewhat wrinkled; dry; creamy, pale yellow, or brown.
Stem: 2-6 cm long; up to .5 cm wide; dry; finely fuzzy or smooth; often with ridges (which may extend onto the undersurface of the cap); brownish.
Flesh: Thin; insubstantial; not gelatinous (compare with Leotia lubrica).
Microscopic Features: Spores 30-40 × 2 µ; needle-shaped; smooth; often septate.
Created: 2007-06-19 02:20:31 CDT (-0400) by Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
Last modified: 2014-01-26 00:06:02 CST (-0500) by Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
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