Observation 99499: Alloclavaria purpurea (Fr.) Dentinger & D.J. McLaughlin

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go figure.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-07-09 13:11:17 PDT (-0700)

so cool, they’re already on TV! ;)

OK
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-07-09 12:21:09 PDT (-0700)

Forget my suggestion. I thought they looked a bit tiny too, but the habitat is alright. And damn – i found this:-)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpekldo_Dzw

nice find, guys!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-07-09 10:29:18 PDT (-0700)

weird color morphs happen.

Andreas
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-07-09 10:27:05 PDT (-0700)

Do you happen to have a photo of those pink Alloclavaria..? I assume that you took pictures of them.

Not unreasonable
By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2012-07-09 09:18:29 PDT (-0700)

During a conference of the Bavarian Mycological Society in the Bavarian Forest Nationalpark a few years ago we found a whole field of A. purpurea, including an isolated island with completely pink fruiting bodies. A microscopic study revealed that all collections were A. purpurea. The determination was easy: The decisive factor was the presence of setae because the species is part of the Hymenochaetales.

is this is pink enough to be Clavaria rosea?
By: Jonathan M
2012-07-09 09:14:31 PDT (-0700)
Too pink
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-07-09 08:53:41 PDT (-0700)

for Alloclavaria purpurea. Check Clavaria incarnata (no distinct cystidia, but distinct stem (about 1 cm), loop-like clamps at the basidia, broader spores).

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