Name: Auriscalpium vulgare Gray
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Auriscalpium vulgare

Author: Gray

Citation: Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. (London) 1: 650 (1821)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Russulales

Family: Auriscalpiaceae

Genus: Auriscalpium

Brief Description:

Pine Cone Fungus

Cap Off centered on stalk, top surface light at first then dark brown, fuzzy or fibrous. Hymeneal layer (underside of cap) covered with teeth like projections, margin also fuzzy or uneven.

Stalk brown, same color as cap surface, also fuzzy, attached to margin of cap instead of center.

It may be helpful to note if it is growing on a buried pine or Douglas-fir cone

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Created: 2007-01-09 22:03:58 MST (-0700) by Nathan Wilson (nathan)
Last modified: 2018-12-28 00:58:35 MST (-0700) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
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