Observation 66456: Podoscyphaceae sensu Reid

Unusual shaped cap and stem. No gills to speak of and the stem tapers out towards the cap. The cap was about 3cm across and the stem about 7cm. I have not seen one like this before.

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i was thinking the same,
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-30 18:01:52 CDT (-0400)

but the frayed margin makes me suspect otherwise. it has a familiar color scheme, but I can’t remember where I’ve seen it. I can only make comparisons to what Stereopsis spp. I’ve seen before, which is not many.

edit: this is where I remember the color combination from:


and I see some resemblance here too:


not to be terribly self-referential or anything…

I wonder
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-04-28 20:25:36 CDT (-0400)

about something like Stereopsis

very interesting
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-28 17:34:17 CDT (-0400)

and completely confounding. will keep an eye on this one.

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