Observation 157538: Calostoma lutescens (Schweinitz) Burnap

When: 2014-01-10

Collection location: Rome, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Anthony (art2312)

Specimen available

Found in mixed woods (mostly pine) but next to a hardwood of some kind. Dirt (not clay) was covered in pine needles. 15cm tall, 3.5cm wide at base. yellow spore print.

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Used references: C. lutescens has a thinner gelatinous layer and a predominately yellow middle layer, or mesoperidium, with the red color confined to the peristome.11 It also possesses a well-defined collar at the base of the spore case,18 a longer stipe. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calostoma_cinnabarinum

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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