Observation 10127: Calostoma cinnabarinum Desv.

When: 2008-08-28

Collection location: Scarbro, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

I was in the logging country in the forrest and found thes guys growing on the sid of a road embankment in the forrest of hardwoods. The spore Mass is whitish cream.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:43 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Scarboro West Virginia Fayette County’ to ‘Scarboro, West Virginia, USA



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81% (3)
Recognized by sight: find it growing on the side of an old logging road in the moss
Used references: Mushroomexpert.com Mushrooms Dymystifyed
Based on microscopic features: spores 13 microns eliptical and pitted
85% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: According to Species fungorum The proper name is C cinabarinum not C.cinnabarina Roody list it as C cinnabarina but that is not correct according to the experts.

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