Observation 8473: Dacryopinax spathularia (Schwein.) G.W. Martin
When: 2008-01-31
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found along the banks of the Rio Tuichi.

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from el Herbario Nacional de Bolivia

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Fan shaped; growing in clusters colonizing dead wood; topical climate; very common to both coastal/sandy and rain forest habitats.
Used references: Larry Evans of the Western Montana Mycological Assosciation
55% (2)
Recognized by sight: see comments below.

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Dacrymyces? Dacryopinax?
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2008-07-23 12:18:38 EDT (-0400)

I’m pretty sure this is a member of the Dacrymycetales, probably Dacrymyces or Dacryopinax. The color of these species is very disrinct— I think they all share the same pigment. Check microscopically to look for tuining fork basidia.

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