Observation 45290: Gyromitra gigas (Krombh.) Cooke

When: 2010-05-07

Collection location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available

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).

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That is interesting!
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2010-05-11 16:21:56 CDT (-0400)

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?

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