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When: 2013-04-22

Collection location: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)

No specimen available


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Used references: Aldrovandi et al, 2015: “The Xeromphalina campanella/kauffmanii complex: species delineation and biogeographical patterns of speciation” –

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X. campanella indistinguishable from X. enigmatica without mating studies or DNA
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2017-12-14 13:20:33 MST (-0700)

Xeromphalina campanella can be distinguished from X. enigmatica only by mating studies or DNA sequencing. They’re effectively identical in macroscopic features, microscopic features, chemical features, geographic location, and substrate preference.

By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-04-28 19:10:53 MDT (-0600)
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-04-28 19:07:41 MDT (-0600)
My understanding…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-04-28 19:01:47 MDT (-0600)

of these types is that deciduous vs. coniferous wood is an important character.