Observation 92197: Pseudoplectania melaena auct.
When: 2012-04-07
No herbarium specimen

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By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-04-09 10:25:29 CDT (-0400)

Not my new one, had to rejuggle some finances.
I have my old one, just with Easter weekend, I couldn’t catch a chance. I have the entire day today though.

I’ve never scoped something like this. How do I do it?

Slice and smash and see what can be seen?

By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-04-09 07:40:33 CDT (-0400)

did you get your scope yet?

Check spore shape
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-04-09 07:12:54 CDT (-0400)


Yes, a tiny central black stem
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-04-08 13:47:36 CDT (-0400)

I will upload some better diagnostic photos when I get a chance. I agree with your ID, thank you for finding the right name for this..

By: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)
2012-04-08 13:29:45 CDT (-0400)

I find this species along with Sarcosoma mexicana at this time of year here in Olympia,WA.
Not positive if it is P. melaena but looks very similar. Tiny stem at base of cups?

But Damon..
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-04-08 11:29:16 CDT (-0400)

This is big and not green in any way. It looks nothing like the other examples here on MO.

Created: 2012-04-07 21:13:57 CDT (-0400)
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