Observation 139900: Lentaria micheneri (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Corner

When: 2013-07-14

Collection location: Kahite Trail, Vonore, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

35.6695° -84.2371° 259m

Who: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)

Specimen available

On woody debris and leaf litter in hardwood forest with Acer, Carya, Quercus, Liriodendron tulipifera, Cornus florida, Juglans nigra, etc.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
85% (1)
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Recognized by sight: On woody debris and leaf litter.
Based on microscopic features: Spores 8.5-9.5 × 4 microns, long and elliptical.
Based on chemical features: Flesh and branch tips turn green in iron salts.

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Nice photo!
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-07-15 18:22:05 PDT (-0700)
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-07-14 11:54:08 PDT (-0700)

Yes, this was fairly tough (not as tough as Tremellodendron) but not brittle or delicate like Clavaria.

Tough fleshed?
By: Hamilton (ham)
2013-07-14 11:22:16 PDT (-0700)

Lentaria maybe…

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