Observation 129368: Laternea pusilla (Berk. et Curt.)

When: 2013-02-18

Collection location: Sendero a Cerro Bandero, Puerto Williams, Chile [Click for map]


Who: nastassja (Nastassja Noell)

No specimen available

Observed by Sebatian Medina on El Dientes trail to Cerro Bandero.

A Stinkhorn?!

Proposed Names

28% (3)
Recognized by sight
-5% (2)
Recognized by sight
30% (2)
Recognized by sight: Certainly looks like a stinkhorn, but it’s weird enough that I wouldn’t even hazard a genus name.
87% (4)
Recognized by sight: Columns crested with fringed or scalloped edges, reported from Chile.
-9% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Horak & Gamundí, Hongos de los Bosques Andinopatagónicos (2002). Vasquez y Mazzini Ed.

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By: Josh M.K. (suchen)
2013-02-24 05:47:02 WIB (+0700)

Does this then expand the range of Laternea pusilla to the extreme south of South America? And the “season” as well?

I´ll try my best to find it
By: nastassja (Nastassja Noell)
2013-02-24 04:59:11 WIB (+0700)

:) !

Any chance you can make a collection of this?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2013-02-24 04:25:31 WIB (+0700)

I’m sure Michael Kuo would love this for the Stinkhorn Project: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/stinkhorns/index.html

It’s a stinkhorn of some sort.
By: Josh M.K. (suchen)
2013-02-24 04:15:59 WIB (+0700)

Most likely a Clathrus species, but could it be a Laternea species?

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