Notes: Original Herbarium Label: Chaenothecopsis sp.
On Aug 7, 2013 Jouko Rikkinen wrote: "On the basis of your nice photographs I would identify the new find as Chaenothecopsis tsugae "
Herbarium Specimen: UBC F28269 [as Chaenothecopsis tsugae Rikkinen]
Lit.: Rikkinen, J. (1999). Two new species of resinicolous Chaenothecopsis (Mycocaliciaceae) from western North America. Bryologist 102: 366-369.
Growing on resin on a scar on Tsuga heterophylla trunk
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My apologies, I did not include the scale. Sporocarps are about 1-2 mm tall. Adolf
that there were such things as “resinicolus fungi?!”
Here’s another paper from Mycologia on another species of Chaenothecopsis, recently found in Ghana:
Super find, Adolf and Oluna! Thanks for sharing.
An unusual species fruiting in an unusual location.
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