Observation 44746: Flammulaster Earle
When: 2010-04-21
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Largest fruiting of Flammulaster that I have seen.

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muricatus group
By: else
2010-07-28 16:58:12 PDT (-0700)

Flammulaster as a genus will probably not hold in the current circumscription. Some species will go to Tubaria. But as far as i know there is not a comprehensive phylogenetic study of the whole group, yet.
but, back to this one – it looks like it could be close to the European species F. muricatus.

trichoderm vs. epithelium
By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-07-28 15:59:04 PDT (-0700)

Flammulaster have an epithelium, so the pileipellis consists of rounded cells, thus a more granular cap surface. Phaeomarasmius has a trichoderm; a shaggier or more tufted appearance due to the hyphae that stick out from the pileipellis.

So this looks like Flammulaster to me.

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