Observation 79341: Otidea leporina (Batsch) Fuckel

When: 2011-09-12

Collection location: Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Baraki Alack (Baraki)

No specimen available

Notes:
Fruiting body ear-like & flat, like a donkey’s ear.
Fertile surface of fruiting body pale yellow to dull orange.
Fruiting body above the ground, on wood, mosses.
Fruting body cup-shaped.
Flesh not gelatenous but tough.
Stalk lacking distinctive ribs.
Medium sized, not huge or minute.
(Aurora keys)

Proposed Names

19% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: Fruiting body ear-like & flat, like a donkey’s ear, & fertile surface of fruiting body pale yellow to dull orange
26% (2)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight
25% (1)
Recognized by sight: Color, elongated shape of apothecia and rough outer surface make me feel that it could be O. tuomikoskii, but without microscopic data it is impossible to conclude. I’m sure this is not O. leporina!

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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