Observation 215046: Cyathus stercoreus (Schwein.) De Toni

When: 2015-08-16

Collection location: Frederick, Maryland, USA [Click for map]

Who: gillow2e

No specimen available

Under dry weather condition, perida (fruiting bodies) were nearly half-closed or wavy, but most of them were found to be round and fully open (and empty with peridioles gone) after rainfall. When half-closed perida were sprayed with water, within 2 minutes they became fully open.

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Kuo, M. (2014, February). The bird’s nest fungi. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/birdsnests.html

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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