Observation 7296: Lachnum virgineum (Batsch) P. Karst.
When: 2008-04-12
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A very, very small cup fungus!

Growing on a blackberry cane.

Also known as Dasyscyphus virgineus.

Proposed Names

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Used references: Hanson, Lise and Henning Knudsen. 2000. Nordic Macromycetes Vol. 1: Ascomycetes. Nordsvamp Pub., Copenhagen, Denmark. 309p.
Based on microscopic features: Amyloid spores.
Lanceolate paraphyses.
Clavate hairs without crystals and appearing punctate.

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Maybe Hymenoscyphus
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-04-12 20:04:19 PDT (-0700)

I found one like this in the spring last year, and got an id of Hymenoscyphus repandus. See obs. 3507, just something to point the way maybe…

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