Observation 165535: Peziza Dill. ex Fr.

When: 2014-05-18

Collection location: Damascus City Park, Damascus, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

No specimen available

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Used references: http://www.svims.ca/council/Pezizc.htm Description includes features I can’t see, Walt. You’ll have to decide.

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Habitat doesn’t rule P.v. out
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-05-19 17:02:56 PDT (-0700)

but doesn’t help much either.

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-05-19 14:41:35 PDT (-0700)

Stump in broadleaf forest.

Peziza vesiculosa
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-05-19 03:27:16 PDT (-0700)

often grows in clumps. That would be my guess for this obs.

But P.v. also likes elephant dung or other straw-rich waste. Elephant dung is sold by the Portland Zoo as a soil enhancement. Could that be the case here, Walt? Or is this some other clumping Peziza?

Created: 2014-05-18 17:36:21 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2014-05-19 17:11:06 PDT (-0700)
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