Name: Auriscalpium vulgare Gray
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
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Rank: Species
Status: Accepted
Name: Auriscalpium vulgare
Author: Gray
Citation: Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. (London) 1: 650 (1821)

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales
Family: Auriscalpiaceae
Genus: Auriscalpium

Brief Description:

Pine Cone Fungus

Cap Off centered on stalk, top surface light at first then dark brown, fuzzy or fibrous. Hymeneal layer (underside of cap) covered with teeth like projections, margin also fuzzy or uneven.

Stalk brown, same color as cap surface, also fuzzy, attached to margin of cap instead of center.

It may be helpful to note if it is growing on a buried pine or Douglas-fir cone

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Created: 2007-01-09 22:03:58 MST (-0700) by Nathan Wilson (nathan)
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