Observation 63622: Heterotextus Lloyd
When: 2011-02-18
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These little guys are everywhere right now. We all call them “Witch’s Butter” but I have a feeling these aren’t the “real” ones.

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They are a very photogenic species….
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2011-02-19 13:11:06 CST (-0500)

And they are certainly out and about in the Conifer forests of WA right now. Go look if you want a stellar photo opp!


it’s back to Guepiniopsis
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-02-19 12:50:40 CST (-0500)

the ever-fickle taxonomists strike again, Douglas.

When I typed in Heterotextus…..
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2011-02-19 12:03:57 CST (-0500)

It said it was deprecated to Guepiniopsis.

Yes, but…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2011-02-19 11:57:36 CST (-0500)

Yes, but I thought Heterotextus was the accepted name, and Guepiniopsis was deprecated for these…

Guepiniopsis alpinus and Heterotextus alpinus
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2011-02-19 11:52:21 CST (-0500)
Isn’t this just…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2011-02-19 05:03:56 CST (-0500)

Isn’t this just Heterotextus?

Cool find!
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2011-02-18 20:51:49 CST (-0500)

And only the second on MO, after mine today…..

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