Observation 223178: Abrachium floriforme (Baseia & Calonge) Baseia & T.S. Cabral

When: 2015-11-16

Collection location: Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [Click for map]

Who: Rogerio Dias (rogdias)

No specimen available

The ID was suggested in a Brazilian Facebook group called Cogumelos do Brasil.

Proposed Names

-27% (2)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: There seems to be a collar around the spore mass which is missing in the photo in the linked article. Also the color of the top is different and the texture of the stipe may be different. The yellow color is not mentioned in the original species description (linked below).
71% (2)
Recognized by sight: Correct spelling of species epithet is floriforme.

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Muito obrigada, Rogerio
By: Susanne Sourell (suse)
2015-12-13 22:39:13 PST (-0800)

Welcome to Mushroom Observer. This very rare find is a wonderful addition to Mushroom Observer. We would much appreciate if you would decide to upload some more pictures from Rio de Janeiro and Tijuca N.P. You make beautiful finds there!

at long last!
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-11-17 14:42:52 PST (-0800)

great to finally see this hyper-charistmatic, floral phalloid here on MO. See the following paper for a full decsription:


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