Observation 27224: Lycoperdaceae Chevall.
When: 2008-07-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: CLASS A

Specimen growing from a crude-soaked burlap sack filled with oil, sawdust and woodchips from a nearby broomstick factory, and spent Pleurotus spawn, situated along a man-made embankment of the Charapa oil pit.

Collected for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project.

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Copyright © 2007 unknown
Crude is harvested from the Charapa pit — the first and oldest pool of discarded petroleum in Ecuador — to mix into the bunker spawn which will line an 8 ft. embankment at the pit’s edge.
Copyright © 2007 unknown
Burlap sacks are filled with a mixture of Pleurotus spawn, woodchips and sawdust from a local broomstick factory, and crude from the pit below.

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