Observation 92418: Phycomyces Kunze
When: 2012-03-31
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On dung near rotting wood at the Kresge Apartments.

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Recognized by sight: what’s the difference between Phycomyces and Pilaira?
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By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2015-02-21 01:05:38 CST (-0500)

this is likely Phycomyces.
during the middle stage of development the genus produces “yellowish” sporangia.



microsopy is necessary.
macroscopic diagnosis is kind of futile.

i will ask Jerry Benny on Monday what his opinion is…but the likely answer will be…“could be. need to see micro.”

see: http://mushroomobserver.org/196682

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