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Observation 158931: Otidea (Pers.) Bonord.

When: 2014-01-15

Collection location: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Humboldt Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

Specimen available

Spores biguttulate.
Spore range = (10) 11 – 12 × 6 – 7 µm
Spore average = 11.65 × 6.65 µ
Q range = 1.57 – 2
Q average = 1.76
20 spores measured in H2O.

Asci 8-spored.
Asci measured = 127×12, 144×10, 153×12, 251×12 µ

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Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features
85% (1)
Recognized by sight: This appears to be an undescribed species that is rather common in western North America.
Used references: Ascofrance –
Based on microscopic features

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