Observation 203750: Coltricia Gray
When: 2015-05-03
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Original ID: Coltricia sp.

Proposed Names

17% (3)
Recognized by sight
-63% (3)
Recognized by sight: club like, flattened top
Used references: mushroom observer
-52% (3)
Used references: Oluna & Adolf Ceska
64% (3)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: has pores, for some reason reminds me of a non concentric coltrica or a laetiporus that has just begun to sprout up.
73% (4)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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coltricia
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2015-05-07 22:54:18 CDT (-0400)

Check out the observation of the middle specimen here.

http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/342874?q=2YlPL&size=medium

Original ID was correct!
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2015-05-07 19:04:51 CDT (-0400)

Alan, the original ID was “Fungi”. Yes, it was correct!

MO voting system
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2015-05-07 16:48:30 CDT (-0400)

MO voting system is flawed and for this unique idiosyncrasy, professional mycologists would reject it as a serious mycofloristic tool. This is a pity, since MO database data handling part is perfect and beats all the herbarium management systems I have been working with. I am also afraid that the MO system “identification” (that I would call naming) will become a nomenclatural standard among the young mycologists. Adolf
BTW, I have not seen any Clavariadelphus that would have pores.

I agree
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2015-05-06 20:45:40 CDT (-0400)

with the Ganoderma or Onnia or some polypore, ascomycota seems unlikely. But it is early in the season…,

By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2015-05-04 13:44:05 CDT (-0400)

I forgot to mention that those two sporocarps were growing on the side of a hiking trail, on exposed soil. They were also quite minute, around one inch tall.

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