Observation 118371: Flammulaster rhombosporus (G.F. Atk.) Watling
When: 2012-11-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on rotting bark, probably cottonwood. Caps less than 1 cm; stems up to 1.5 cm. Spores 8 × 5 microns.

Compared with 10 Flammulaster species in Funga Nordica—-nothing seems a good match.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
OK, Douglas
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2012-12-01 02:39:21 CST (-0500)

I suppose you’re right: let’s say it’s close enough to rhomobosporus. Thanks for the pointer to your obs and references and discussion there. It helped.

I just added a photo of caulocystidia.

By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2012-11-30 13:00:15 CST (-0500)

Looks pretty much like these:


Except maybe the cystidia are too thick there, the ones I looked at were more pointed. If that is part of the normal variation, then I’d say these are the same species.

Created: 2012-11-30 04:01:28 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2012-12-01 02:34:34 CST (-0500)
Viewed: 133 times, last viewed: 2017-08-23 21:02:15 CDT (-0400)
Show Log