Observation 62780: Pseudoplectania melaena auct.

When: 2011-01-24

Collection location: Priest Point Park, Olympia, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

No specimen available

2-6cm. Brownish red inner cap. Blackish outer bladder- thin,brittle almost “crispy” yet flexible. Fruiting from conifer sticks that are saturated from rain. odor- non descript.

[admin – Thu Feb 10 03:26:23 +0000 2011]: Changed location name from ‘Priest point park Olympia, Thurston Co., Washington, USA’ to ‘Priest Point Park, Olympia, Washington, USA

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By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-01-25 13:22:42 CST (+0800)

Tylutki, E. E. 1979. Mushrooms of Idaho and the Pacific Northwest Discomycetes. Univ. Press of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho. 133p.
Maguire, R. 1982. Sarcosomataceae. Keys to Pacific Northwest Mushrooms. Privately Published by Pacific Northwest Key Council, Portland, OR. http://www.svims.ca/council/Sarcos.htm
Seaver, F. J. 1942. The North American Cup-Fungi (Operculates) Supplemented Edition. Fred Jay Seaver, New York, NY. 377p. [page 48]

Looking for keys to species-
By: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)
2011-01-25 12:12:40 CST (+0800)

Or online sources I can track down for further study of this species. Any thoughts?

Most material I “did” see was from Eastern Europe. Is Western Washington an unusual region for pseudoplectania meleana?

conifer host
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-01-25 11:08:48 CST (+0800)

would be unusual for B. inquinans

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