Observation 69433: Hymenogaster Vittad.
When: 2011-06-17
Herbarium specimen reported

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-06-24 11:18:58 CDT (-0400)

is having a good year. we had multiple fist-sized G. monticola come into the Spring Fungi of the Sierra Nevada course.

In that case
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2016-06-23 23:15:24 CDT (-0400)

this obs, really looks more ike a Gautieria than a Hymenogaster. The interior globe has a more pronounced columella, which matches Gautieria, It does not appear to have a bruising peridium, which also does not match Hynenogaster. Finally, the cut globes is reddish. No Hymenogasters have reddish glebas that I know of.

Thanks Daniel
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2016-06-23 18:48:52 CDT (-0400)

Unfortunately this is an old OB and I don’t have details recorded.

If I’m viewing this corrrectly
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2016-06-22 15:51:24 CDT (-0400)

specimens apper to have had some animal mycophagy (some animal dug down to at least one).

Some notes
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2016-06-22 15:48:32 CDT (-0400)

on where it was found would be helpful. Such as color of untouched peridium; peridium color as bruised (if different); nearby trees and shrubs; any odor; gleba texture. Soft like marshmallow? Rather hard (like softened butter)? Tough (like superball)?

By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-06-17 22:04:23 CDT (-0400)

The ID could change by looking at the spores. Hypogeous material ALWAYS needs photos of the spores.

Thanks for the ID
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2011-06-17 22:00:07 CDT (-0400)
I hope to get this thing under the microscope

Created: 2011-06-17 21:15:27 CDT (-0400)
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