Observation 221220: “Discomycetes” Sacc.
When: 2015-09-13
No herbarium specimen

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I do have simple lab microscope, but not the one needed for viewng micro characheristics.
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2015-11-01 19:11:41 CST (-0500)
looks like Mollisia, but
By: Andreas Gminder (mollisia)
2015-11-01 02:13:13 CST (-0500)

as you describe the consistency as being quite tough, it may well represent a species of Parthenope or even Encoelia, as in the Encoelioideae there are species which very much look like a Mollisia.
If you have a microscope it would be important to check the paraphyses in living state, wether they contain a refractive vacuolar body or not.
Be it as it is, I would be very interested in recieving dried material, and probably can do some molecular research in this collection.

I am not an expert, but I doubt it’s M.cinerea
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2015-10-31 23:48:24 CDT (-0400)

Mollisia are gentle, soft fungus, sometimes downy on the bottom. This mushroom has the appearance of an acorn cup with thick walls, rough bottom and smooth upper side.

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