Observation 68679: Urnula padeniana M. Carbone, Agnello, A.D. Parker & P. Alvarado

When: 2011-06-05

Collection location: Kittitas Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: BlueCanoe

No specimen available

Found in mid-elevation conifer forest. Appeared cup-shaped from above, but more gomphoid when pulled out of the forest litter. Soft, rubbery consistency.

Proposed Names

93% (3)
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Used references: Carbone, Matteo, Carlo Agnello and Andrew Parker. 2013. Urnula padeniana (Pezizales) sp. nov. and the type study of Bulgaria mexicana. Ascomycete.org, 5 : 13-24.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: BlueCanoe
2011-06-06 12:55:58 CDT (-0400)

@Riverdweller, thanks for pointing me in the right direction. Using this key, I feel pretty confident that these are Sarcosoma mexicanum (gelatinous interior, >4cm, buried wood & duff, etc).

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