Observation 131588: Montagnea arenaria (DC.) Zeller

When: 2013-04-01

Collection location: Mojave National Preserve, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: zack mikalonis (zackm)

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a dried up inky cap (?) in a small sandy streambed

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you were in the right ballpark Zack…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-04-09 13:24:17 ADT (-0300)

this is indeed a coprinoid fungus, but one adapted to a desert existence.


Who knows, it might well end up as one of the Coprinus sp. someday, just like many other of our secotioid fungi that were named as different genera, rather than by their derivative genus.

thanks for the ID Michael!
By: zack mikalonis (zackm)
2013-04-09 13:17:31 ADT (-0300)


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