Observation 107910: Mycocalia

When: 2012-08-31

Collection location: Campana, Capira District, Panama Province, Panama [Click for map]

Who: Eduardo A. Esquivel Rios (Eduardo27)

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-12-12 01:02:16 CST (-0500)

is truly a Mycocalia, it may be the only color photography of the genus on the internet aside from http://users.skynet.be/... (assuming it, also, is Mycocalia)

By: Eduardo A. Esquivel Rios (Eduardo27)
2012-09-01 12:32:13 CDT (-0400)

MYCOCALIA Palmer in Taxon 10: 58 (1961).
Nidularia Fr. & Nordh., Symb. Gast. 1: 2 (1817), pro parte
Granularia Roth ex Nees, Hor. Phys. Berol. Collect.: 6 (1820), pro parte. Nidularia sect. Sorosia Tul. & C. Tul. in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. ser. 3, 1: 98 (1844). Fruitbody epigeous, gregarious or solitary, minute, 0.25-2 mm diam., more or less globose, at times confluent. Peridium thin, flocculose, evanescent, whitish or nearly so, non-dehiscent or irregularly so at the apex. Hyphal system monomitic; generative hyphae hyaline, thin-walled, with clamp-connexions. Peridioles one to several, lenticular, not attached by a funiculus to peridial wall.Basidiospores subglobose to subfusoid, hyaline to pale brown, smooth, with a slightly thickened wall. Basidia metamorphosed, often thick-walled and coloured. Type species: Nidularia denudata Fr. [= Mycocalia denudata (Fr.) Palmer.].
Reference: Pegler,D.N., Laessoe,T., Spooner B. (1965) British puffballs earthstars and stinkhorns. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 255 p.

May be a new tropical specie of Mycogalia.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-09-01 06:29:17 CDT (-0400)

that’s a new bird’s nest.

By: Eduardo A. Esquivel Rios (Eduardo27)
2012-08-31 22:40:52 CDT (-0400)

Encontrado creciendo sobre fibras de Palma en el suelo.

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