Observation 19257: Metatrichia floriformis (Schwein.) Nann.-Bremek.
When: 2009-03-06
No herbarium specimen

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Eye3
Recognized by sight: found these before, or something similar, in North Carolina; like tiny martini glasses filled with confettii.
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Recognized by sight

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Its all in the colour
By: Clive Shirley (myxo)
2009-03-10 04:36:30 PDT (-0700)

There are two possibilities that come to mind Metatrichia floriformis which has capillitium and spores that are brick red to brownish orange and Trichia botrytis which has capillitium and spores that are dull yellow to ochraceous brown. Picking which colour range down a microscope is never easy.

could be
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-03-09 13:19:40 PDT (-0700)

Arcyria or Hemitrichia but without microscopical features it is impossible to tell

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