Observation 164478: Mixed collection
When: 2014-04-30
( 1600m)
No herbarium specimen

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Images

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Pisolithus tinctorius-01.jpg
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Pisolithus tinctorius-02.jpg
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Pisolithus tinctorius-03.jpg
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Pisolithus tinctorius-04.jpg

Proposed Names

63% (2)
Recognized by sight
53% (1)
Recognized by sight
85% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: last image is plasmodial stage of aetheliate slime mold, first three are a “Gasteromycete”. erect, fasciculate, Lycoperdon-like spines are visible on the underside in images 1-3.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Slime Mould?
By: Chris Hay (hayfield)
2014-04-30 14:23:58 PDT (-0700)

The growth on wood and general appearance and texture to me suggests a dried out aethalium. I’ve seen things like this on old logs before. You have another slime mould observation (164472) from the same general location on the same day (suggesting habitat and climate is good for it). I don’t know enough about slime moulds to suggest anything close to species level.

Depending on your definition it may or may not be “fungi” then…

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