Observation 10492: Alloclavaria purpurea (Fr.) Dentinger & D.J. McLaughlin

When: 2008-08-18

Collection location: Windsor Trail, Pecos Wilderness, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Found under spruce and aspen in moss.

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Recognized by sight: Thin fingers, smokey purple, in tight clusters

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Maybe not.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-09-06 19:30:57 PDT (-0700)

I have found Alloclavaria purpurea several times. Always it appears singly, and never in clumps where the specimens are actuall touching each other. It is possible this is a new species! Try to collect some and get it to an herbarium – it may be named after you. Congratulations in advance!

Created: 2008-09-06 09:02:40 PDT (-0700)
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