Observation 63983: Fungi Bartl.
When: 2011-02-21
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Small(.25-1cm) hard, bright yellow nugget’s fruiting from Douglas fir cones and twigs.

Temp/weather- mid to upper 30’s and rainy.

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-12-10 15:04:15 PST (-0800)

E. pisiformis routinely grows on sphagnum moss and decaying wood.

look like typhula sclerotina?
By: Jonathan M
2011-03-05 19:57:44 PST (-0800)
Endogone highly unlikely.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-03-05 18:57:00 PST (-0800)

As a genus, exclusively (to my knowledge) a mycorrhizal species typically hypogeous (underground), or associated with spaghnum moss in bogs. No species I know of are saprophytic as this specimen appears to be.

There is a simple test for this: examine the spores under 100×. Endogone are known for having some of the largest spores in the fungal kingdom, and should be readily apparent.

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