Observation 141710: Cyathus sect. Eucyathus

When: 2013-07-23

Collection location: Masoala, Madagascar [Click for map]

Who: Robert Siegel (fungusmanbob)

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birds nest fungus (Nidulariaceae)
North-eastern madagascar rain forest

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Back in California
By: Robert Siegel (fungusmanbob)
2013-08-04 04:23:19 CDT (-0500)

Hey Danny –
Thanks for the ID.
I am back in California.
I will be posting a few more fungus, especially from Masoala.
Purpose of the trip – I was teaching a course on Island Biogeography of Madagascar. Any idea about how Cyathus haller got to Madagascar?
Some other mara pix: http://www.stanford.edu/...
It looks like you focus on Bolivia. I will be heading down to the Pantanal in Brazil next summer. Let me know if there is anything I should be on the lookout for there.
Mycologically yours, Bob

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-08-03 18:59:07 CDT (-0500)

are you currently in Madagascar? Do you have any other observations from there? What is the nature of your visit?