Observation 2291: Geoglossum umbratile Sacc.
When: 2007-02-03
No herbarium specimen

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G. glabrum?
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2009-03-04 19:16:10 MST (-0700)

Why not G. glabrum? Mains says it occurs in the west.

G. umbratile is supposed to have apically curved paraphyses “like a hockey stick” according to Irene Ridge of the Northwest Fungus Group : http://fungus.org.uk/nwfg/earth-tongues.htm

Assuming that the paraphyses do not form a continuous, gelatinous layer on the “stipe”, I’d say this keys out to G. glabrum.

Created: 2007-02-03 22:14:53 MST (-0700)
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