Observation 211585: Helotiaceae Rehm
When: 2015-07-25
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On deciduous leaf litter.

Proposed Names

31% (2)
Eye3
Used references: Big NA Asco Book.
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: Or perhaps some other Hymenoscyphus.
Used references: Asco France
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
85% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Okay. I made a post to AscoFrance.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-08-20 21:32:57 AKDT (-0800)
Oh right!
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-08-20 20:47:14 AKDT (-0800)

I had forgotten. The French Asco website never contacted me with a password. I was under the impression that was supposed to happen. I’ll check the website and see if I can log in.

any luck?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-08-20 20:41:45 AKDT (-0800)
Okay…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-08-11 15:22:21 AKDT (-0800)

I think I managed to join. It was requested that I submit a password, but then the website said that a password will be assigned to me. So I think I am currently waiting for a password to complete my registration. I don’t yet see a feature allowing me to make a post.

Dave
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-08-11 12:37:57 AKDT (-0800)

Click the Union Jack (UK Flag) tab at the top of the page next to ‘Accueil.’ This sets English as your language preference. From there, register a user/pass w/ email. Once signed in, click ‘Forum’ and then the orange ‘Add a topic’ button just beneath. The rest should be pretty self-explanatory. Let me know if you run into any trouble.

I checked out…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-08-11 12:12:30 AKDT (-0800)
AscoFrance, and the site seems difficult to navigate for a person who does not understand French (me). Some features translate (roughly) and other features do not translate.

My “could be” level of confidence for Phaeohelotium is basically a function of what seems like an uncommon habitat for small yellow cups. Did a little checking, and Byssonectria terrestris looks like one species that’s difficult to completely rule out.

Thanks for the response, Danny.

not off the top of my head
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-08-11 09:20:14 AKDT (-0800)

I do know that the so-called “Discomycetes” are very seldom identified to species without the knowledge of micro characters, and the comparison of those characters to asco-specific literature. I encourage you to duplicate this observation on AscoFrance and see what they say. We have a paucity of ascomycetologists here, and I am definitely not one of them.

Danny, do you know…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-08-09 16:40:46 AKDT (-0800)

of a fungus fitting this profile that grows on leaf litter? This was definitely the habitat for this collection.

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