Observation 58466: Onygenaceae Berk.

When: 2009-01-09

Collection location: Wichi Trail, Chalalán Ecolodge, Madidi National Park, Aten Canton, Apolo Municipality, Franz Tamayo Province, La Paz Department, Bolivia [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available

NO idea.

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from el Herbario Nacional de Bolivia

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Recognized by sight: maybe it had gills at one time.
31% (2)
Recognized by sight: three years, still clueless. any and all input welcome and encouraged.
87% (1)
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8 years later
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-01-13 15:29:28 MST (-0700)

we have found this in abundance on feathers of the blue-throated piping guan (Pipile cumanensis). it may be an Amazonian relative of Onygena corvina. a much more detailed, exciting observation is soon to come.

wtf is going on here?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-02-18 15:11:26 MST (-0700)

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