Observation 199880: Punctularia atropurpurascens (Berk. & Broome) Petch

When: 2015-02-21

Collection location: Pogonip Open Space Reserve, Santa Cruz, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Thomas Laxton (Tao)

No specimen available

Notes:
This was growing on the under side of an oak log.

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509846
This may be the fertile growth of the purple fuzz fungi. It looks exactly like a specimen Alan Rockefeller found in Mexico: http://mushroomobserver.org/107513?q=2Qxc
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Tao
31% (2)
Recognized by sight
Tao
29% (1)
Recognized by sight: Purple fuzz growing on debris of log from observation: http://mushroomobserver.org/122888?q=2Mrj
46% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Observation 198256

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I was not sure.
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2015-02-26 21:30:28 CST (-0500)

If they were the same. This was growing on the same log as my previous observation: http://mushroomobserver.org/122888?q=2UHFk

purple fuzz?
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-02-26 19:04:27 CST (-0500)

I see a few purple-fuzz spots. And the fuzzy crust we’ve discussed a few times this year does bleed red. I wonder if this is just an extreme form?

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