Observation 10412: Acaulospora sporocarpia S.M. Berch

When: 2008-09-04

Collection location: Ribera, San Miguel Co, New Mexico, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jonathan Caldwell (sft66)

Specimen available

Specimens were collected in September 2006 in the pinon/juniper grassland around my home in northern New Mexico, USA, and sent to Dr. J.M. Trappe in Oregon who provided the ID. Samples were sent for further study to various mycologists specializing in the Glomeromycetes.

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Bouteloua gracilis (blue grama grass)
By: Jonathan Caldwell (sft66)
2008-09-05 16:27:04 EDT (-0400)

These were found in open, sandy soil in the Pinon/Juniper grassland in northern New Mexico, up to 10 meters outside the drip line of any tree. I suspect the mycorrhizal association is with the predominant grass, Bouteloua gracilis (blue grama).

By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-09-05 03:27:06 EDT (-0400)

What trees/shrubs were nearby?

Created: 2008-09-04 21:17:31 EDT (-0400)
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