Observation 85376: Entonaema Möller

When: 2011-12-30

Collection location: Capira, Capira District, Panama Province, Panama [Click for map]

Who: Eduardo A. Esquivel Rios (Eduardo27)

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neither lichen nor old Tremella…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-01-02 14:01:20 NZDT (+1300)

but what it is…???

About “Lichen”
By: Eduardo A. Esquivel Rios (Eduardo27)
2012-01-02 10:35:33 NZDT (+1300)

It is possible to be an old Auricularia mesenterica?

any pics?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-01-02 10:05:12 NZDT (+1300)

watery-gelatinous or tough?

About “Lichen”
By: Eduardo A. Esquivel Rios (Eduardo27)
2012-01-02 10:04:02 NZDT (+1300)

The cross section show a solid black mass inside, black rubber texture, the white is a very thin superficial layer.

i’m not so sure either
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-12-31 14:03:45 NZDT (+1300)

but I agree a cross-section would say a lot.

I’m not so sure this is a lichen
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2011-12-31 13:48:21 NZDT (+1300)

…although it does resemble Hubbsia somewhat. But the habitat is totally wrong. Did you get a chance to cut into it at all, Eduardo? Did it have a soft rubbery texture? If it’s a lichen, this would certainly be hollow, with a soft but tough skin. Slice into it and you should see a green layer of algae just under the surface.

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