Observation 45290: Gyromitra gigas (Krombh.) Cooke
When: 2010-05-07
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found along the South Fork Tuolumne River.
Elevation approx. 4350 ft.
37 degrees 48.686’
119 degrees 51.390’

Growing in a relatively open area with cedar and D. fir nearby.

The limited number of spores I measured(7) were a little larger than normally reported. They ranged from 31.6-36.8 X 17.1-18.9 microns. Also did not see any oil droplets(in congo red).

Proposed Names

86% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
That is interesting!
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2010-05-11 22:21:56 CEST (+0200)

no oil drops…hmmm could it be some thing else or do the oil drops disappear after awhile or when they (spores) dry out some what?

Created: 2010-05-11 05:11:16 CEST (+0200)
Last modified: 2013-12-03 19:25:14 CET (+0100)
Viewed: 121 times, last viewed: 2016-10-26 13:54:05 CEST (+0200)
Show Log