Observation 28383: Cystoderma granosum (Morgan) A.H. Sm. & Singer
When: 2009-11-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: The cap of this little mushroom is about the size of a quarter. The mushroom was growing from a rotting hardwood log in the stream bottom of a narrow hollow.

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Habitat
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-04-14 18:39:00 CDT (-0500)

fits Cystoderma granosum which fruits on wood. It is usually a larger mushroom but I still think this is what you have here. Cystodermella is not a synonym and it is usually terrestrial or on moss.
Whether Cystoderma granosum should be moved to another genus is another issue and I do not know.

Fixed
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2009-11-19 08:50:58 CST (-0600)

Note that Cystoderma appears to be neuter and Cystodermella feminine so it’s Cystodermella granulosa (according to Index Fungorum).

Synonym?
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2009-11-18 16:00:56 CST (-0600)

Whether the ID is correct or not, the site has Cystodermella granulosum as a synonym of Cystoderma granosum. Index fungorum disagrees. Cystoderma granosum is distinct from Cystoderma granulosum…

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