Observation 19921: “Discomycetes” Sacc.
When: 2009-03-22
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These very tiny fungi were found on a burnt log. They were about 3mm in width but were not cupshaped and there were no apparent gills. The stems were almost white and the colour of the tops are colour true ,(on my monitor). I believe them to be Anthracobia muelleri from my reference.

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-62% (3)
Used references: Bruce Fuhrer (Australian Author isbn 1-876473-51-7)
1% (2)
Used references: If this: http://www.wombatforestcare.org.au/images/Anthracobia muelleri.jpg is in fact A. muelleri, this observation must be something else.
60% (4)
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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-05-29 01:22:09 CDT (-0500)

I believe I’ve found the same thing here, Ian:


this time in Ecuador, but A. muelleri doesn’t appear to be a match.

EDIT 6/24/11: both possibly Hymenoscyphus, but likely different species.

Yay Ian, glad to have your marvelous posting back!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-04-02 12:21:49 CDT (-0500)

Looks like this cool little fungus was described by Greg Mueller, chief mycologist with the Field Museum of Chicago. He do get around! Guess that’s why they call it the “field” museum! ;)

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