Observation 63905: Peziza proteana (Boud.) Seaver
When: 2011-02-25
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing under charred live oak logs.
Spores ~ 11.2-13.0 X 6.0-7.0 microns with two oil droplets.

Proposed Names

-49% (2)
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora
35% (3)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Ascomycete Fungi of North America by M. Beug, Alan Bessette, Arleen Bessette.
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Not an Otidea species!
By: Nicolas VAN VOOREN (NicoV)
2013-01-11 16:06:58 GMT (+0000)

Micropictures show clearly that the paraphyses do not belong to an Otidea species. It seems also that spores are ornamented.
I think this collection is a Peziza, maybe close to P. proteana…

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