Observation 65044: Arrhenia epichysium (Pers.) Redhead, Lutzoni, Moncalvo & Vilgalys

When: 2011-04-02

Collection location: Sauvie Island, Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sava Krstic (sava)

No specimen available

Found by Verpa-hunting Myxomop and Caba.

Growing on cottonwood rotten logs, seen in several places.

Spore color white.

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By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2011-04-02 22:00:04 PDT (-0700)

I also noticed that, sadly, the colors are not quite faithful.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-02 21:29:02 PDT (-0700)

so it’s another agaric-forming basidiolichen. so much for Entoloma

I remember them being much more blue-gray and thus kind of Leptonia-like, hence the Entoloma suspicion. Photographic aberration or is my memory failing me?

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