Observation 127298: Melastiza Boud.
When: 2012-07-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This observation is for the red cup fungus which is growing in a landslide near Psilocybe zapotecorum.

Spore measurements:

8.6 [10 ; 11.8] 13.3 × 5.7 [6.2 ; 6.8] 7.3 µm
Q = 1.3 [1.5 ; 1.8] 2.1 ; N = 7 ; C = 95%
Me = 10.9 × 6.5 µm ; Qe = 1.7

12.55 6.19
11.46 6.57
11.76 7.19
10.34 5.99
11.08 6.19
8.85 6.53
10.41 6.64

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Proposed Names

46% (3)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

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This had smooth spores
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-02-05 15:06:34 CST (-0500)
Probably not enough mature
By: Nicolas VAN VOOREN (NicoV)
2013-02-05 11:19:34 CST (-0500)

After the microscopic pictures, the specimen that you observed was not fully mature, so the spore ornamentation is not visible. So probably a Melastiza species, but I cannot propose a name.

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