Observation 162456: Peziza varia (Hedw.) Fr.

When: 2014-03-30

Collection location: Kelley Point Park, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

45.6485° -122.7614° 34m

Who: Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)

No specimen available

Growing in lines on downed, rotting hardwood log, which is probably Populus trichocarpa (Black Cottonwood) or Alnus (Alder)
Flesh 2-3 mm thick.
There were plenty of these in this Location. At first glance, some appeared to be in soil but were actually on buried wood.
See Observation 162461 for what may be a young version of this mushroom.

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Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Michael Beug, Alan E. Bessette, Arleen R. Bessette, Ascomycete Fungi of North America: A Mushroom Reference Guide (Univ. of Texas Press 2014)

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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