Observation 46015: Sarcodon Quél. ex P. Karst.

When: 2008-12-21

Collection location: Parque Nacional Volcán Barú, Chiriquí Province, Panama [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

No specimen available

Deep-rooting, tough, possibly mycorrhizal (tree species unknown). Only about the top 6 cm were above ground.

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New species from Guyana, Puerto Rico and Belize
By: Susanne Sourell (suse)
2017-02-07 09:16:21 GMT (+0000)

are described here: Aime et al., Sarcodon in the Neotropics I: new species from Guyana, Puerto Rico and Belize, Mycologia, 107(3), 2015, pp. 591–606

we just found two
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-08-13 06:30:32 BST (+0100)

in costa rica. one is fully weird looking, the other is pretty typically Sarcodon-ish

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-08-12 20:20:34 BST (+0100)

As far as I’ve heard, this genus is pretty rare in that part of the world.
Terry Henkel’s and Cathy Aime’s Guyana group found one called S. pakaraimensis.

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