Observation 198624: Polycephalomyces tomentosus (Schrad.) Seifert

When: 2015-02-12

Collection location: Los Trancos Preserve, Palo Alto, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sava Krstic (sava)

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Thanks for the paper, Danny
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2015-12-15 20:07:54 PST (-0800)
Interesting read:
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-12-15 10:30:02 PST (-0800)


that paper and a comment over at this flickr image:


make me wonder how easily confused P. tomentosus and Stilbella byssiseda are with each other. it would appear that micro is important.

By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2015-04-14 09:37:35 PDT (-0700)
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2015-04-14 09:37:31 PDT (-0700)
Alain and Tao
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2015-02-14 10:59:09 PST (-0800)

Thank you for the id and comments.

Great shot Sava
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2015-02-13 07:55:15 PST (-0800)

This observation has Blistum tomentosum growing on what looks to be Trichia botrytis.
Examples of Trichia botrytis: http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?search=Trichia+botrytis

Created: 2015-02-12 22:51:25 PST (-0800)
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