Observation 162693: Melanoleuca Pat.

When: 2014-04-02

Collection location: Atwater, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)

Specimen available

Growing in saw dust/wood chips along irrigation line. The wood shavings are comprised of various trees, deciduous and conifers, and were recently brought down from Jamestown,CA. Caps are about 2 inches across and stipes are just under 2 inches tall.

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By: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)
2014-04-10 22:14:24 MST (-0700)

Which literature are you searching?

Ok, sounds good to me
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-04-04 17:37:29 MST (-0700)

Let’s search the literature to make sure it’s new first.

Christian gets my vote.
By: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)
2014-04-04 17:32:57 MST (-0700)

For president and taxonomy.

Ok, great!
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-04-04 17:28:01 MST (-0700)

Do you think we should name it after Barak Obama, Paul Stamets or Christian Schwarz?

Collected a few more today…
By: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)
2014-04-04 17:21:36 MST (-0700)

Have them drying right now.

If you dried and saved everything in the first photo, that would be good enough
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-04-03 22:58:28 MST (-0700)

3 is kind of pushing it.

What would be good enough?
By: Randy Longnecker (Randy L.)
2014-04-03 21:36:42 MST (-0700)

I have 3 mature specimens dried right now.

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-04-03 21:28:43 MST (-0700)

This has got to be a new species, is the collection you saved good enough to be a type collection?

Created: 2014-04-02 16:19:51 MST (-0700)
Last modified: 2014-12-04 15:29:23 MST (-0700)
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