Observation 122739: Clavaria acuta Sowerby
When: 2013-01-12
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
27% (2)
Recognized by sight: Looks like most “swamp beacons” I’ve encountered in late winter here in Washington state in the past. Possibly M.elegans.
61% (2)
Recognized by sight

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Yes, Clavaria acuta seems
By: zaca
2013-01-13 16:33:42 CST (-0500)

a good match. Thanks, Noah.

I think Noah’s got it
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-01-13 16:24:47 CST (-0500)

at first I wasn’t seeing differentiation between the fertile and infertile surfaces in C. acuta images, but there are indeed a handful with semi-translucent stipes and opaque apices.

Thank you both,
By: zaca
2013-01-13 16:16:07 CST (-0500)

Danny and Drew, for your proposals.
It seems to me that these specimens are very similar to those of Drew in his observation 68376. However, in the internet I could only find photos of Mitrula spp. similar to these with yellow/orange head. On the other hand, I could see some Typhula spp. very similar. I didn´t collect any specimen, but I will try to find it again and, if succeed, I will make the corresponding microscopy.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-01-13 16:12:57 CST (-0500)

missing a lot of yellow for M. elegans, or any Mitrula for that matter.

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