Observation 110654: Agaricales sensu lato
When: 2012-09-20
No herbarium specimen

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By: Eduardo A. Esquivel Rios (Eduardo27)
2012-09-23 13:20:54 PDT (-0700)

Es terrestre, en un area de sombra, bajo un arbol de Citrus.

If ascospores present
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-09-23 12:04:41 PDT (-0700)

as microscopy seems to show, then could be something of a missing link.

Was this terrestrial or lignicolous?

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By: Eduardo A. Esquivel Rios (Eduardo27)
2012-09-23 11:22:30 PDT (-0700)

Si, me parecio inmaduro pero no podia dejarlo pasar. mas que se lo estaba comiendo algun animal, hice unas observaciones microscopicas pero no encontre esporas, aunque si cistidias, adjunto una foto. tengo ubicado el lugar dond elo encontre, asii que volvere a ver si encuentro uno maduro despues.

Hope you can find more, Eduardo.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-09-22 22:13:12 PDT (-0700)

Some photos appear to show the cap separating from the stipe. This suggests the fungus is not sequestrate, but merely very young. The white residue near where the annulus might be suggests some affinity for Cortinarius as well. Would be interested in seeing any microscopy available as well.

There also appears to be predation upon the immature sporocarps, largely targeting the gill and pileus area. Perhaps this is one of those rarer species which relies on slugs and other invertebrate species for ingestion and dispersal.

Created: 2012-09-20 17:19:02 PDT (-0700)
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