Observation 56415: Hemitrichia calyculata (Speg.) M.L. Farr
When: 2010-06-05
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How to tell the difference.
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2017-06-12 15:42:41 PDT (-0700)

Hemitrichia clavata, Hemitrichia calyculata and Trichia decipiens are very hard to tell apart without microscopy. One way they are different ounce they are mature is that T. decipiens usually has a more yellow slightly thicker stem than H. calyculata and H. clavata, which is filled with spores. H. clavata’s head looks more like a club shape but usually has a more narrow darker stem as does H. calyculata. T. decipiens and H. calyculata both have more tear shaped heads.

Example:
Trichia decipiens- http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/416758?q=6L09
Hemitrichia calyculata- http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/483900?q=6Kzv
Hemitrichia clavata- http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/414620?obs=163256&q=6AYR

Created: 2010-10-23 15:53:23 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2017-06-12 06:52:22 PDT (-0700)
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