Observation 8825: Gomphus Floccossus
When: 2008-08-05
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This elegant glob of fungus was growing along side a park road. I don’t have the first clue what to call it.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
64% (4)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: could be either G. floccosus or G. kauffmanii
56% (1)
Recognized by sight: if it is a Gomphus, the orange rules out G. kauffmanii

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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it’s a Gomphus…
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-04-26 04:46:03 PDT (-0700)

not all specimens look the same…

it’s a Gomphus…
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-04-26 04:46:02 PDT (-0700)

not all specimens look the same…

thought of that
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-25 23:43:38 PDT (-0700)

but the split kind of kills it.

a different angle
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-04-25 19:16:45 PDT (-0700)

Except for the ‘split’ looks like G. floccosus when young

i see gills
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-25 18:47:58 PDT (-0700)

or what used to be gills underneath a Hypomyces exterior. unlikely it’s Otidea.

On an asco?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2008-08-09 10:28:30 PDT (-0700)

Maybe something like Otidea?

R

On an asco?
By: R. E. Tulloss (ret)
2008-08-09 10:28:09 PDT (-0700)

Maybe something like Otidea?

R

Hypomyces?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-09 08:40:21 PDT (-0700)

…but growing on what…?

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