Observation 49796: Blumenavia rhacodes Möller
When: 2010-07-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This is the second known location of this species’ occurrence, and represents a range extension of 2,000 km.

Found growing in the mossy crotch of a tree with accumulated soil and debris, near a pine-oak cloud forest, similar to the habitat mentioned in the author’s original description.

Species Lists


Copyright © 2010 Christian F. Schwarz
Copyright © 2010 Christian F. Schwarz
Copyright © 2010 Christian F. Schwarz
Copyright © 2010 Christian F. Schwarz

Proposed Names

30% (3)
Used references: Blumenavia toribiotalpaensis: a new species of Clathraceae from Jalisco, Mexico, Mycotaxon, Vargas 2005
66% (3)
Recognized by sight
Used references: CALONGE, F. D., G. Guzmán, F. Ramírez-Guillén & E. Gándara. Additions to the catalogue of the Gasteromycetes from Mexico, with especial emphases on the genera Blumenavia and Tulostoma. Bol. Soc. Micol. Madrid 31: 151-155.

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

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
Ghost Stinkhorn??!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-07-25 13:56:38 CDT (-0400)
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-07-25 13:41:19 CDT (-0400)

I’ll look up that reference.

B. toribiotalpensis…
By: A. Cortés-Pérez (Alonso)
2011-07-25 01:33:18 CDT (-0400)

According to Calonge et al. (2007) B. toribiotalpensisis considered as a synonym of B. rhacodes.

B. rhacodes
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-07-24 21:16:06 CDT (-0400)

is the most similar of the two others in the genus that I read about, but the receptacle is supposed to be pale yellow to orange, and grows in coffee plantations, not in montane pine forest like this one.

Created: 2010-08-06 20:55:46 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2016-09-29 18:43:06 CDT (-0400)
Viewed: 286 times, last viewed: 2016-10-26 08:43:53 CDT (-0400)
Show Log