Observation 31633: Dacrymyces palmatus (Schwein.) Burt

When: 2010-01-08

Collection location: Mendocino, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowman)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

-18% (3)
Recognized by sight: found on decaying tanoak log <1 mile inland
Based on microscopic features: basidia longitudinally septate
62% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: I reexamined the log these were growing on and it looks more like a conifer log, which is more typical of Dacrymyces habitat

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Is this Dacrymyces?
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2010-01-08 13:51:36 PST (-0800)

I just think this looks Dacrymyces palmatus. To me the young ones look like Bart Simpson’s hands. It is supposed to have sepate spores also, w /7-9 septae.

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