Observation 199192: Cyathus sect. Eucyathus

When: 2015-02-18

Collection location: Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso, Brazil [Click for map]

Who: Michael Koltzenburg (miko)

No specimen available

On rotting wood near boat platform. Originally found by Suse (Susanne Sourell), place revisited in Feb. 2015.

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13% (2)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Used references: Peridium walls are plicate externally and internally and the peridium is internally yellowish brown. This points towards C. striatus. Compare: Larissa Trierveiler-Pereira, Iuri Goulart Baseia, Cyathus species (Basidiomycota: Fungi) from the Atlantic Forest of Pernambuco, Brazil: taxonomy and ecological notes, Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 84: 1-6, 2013 http://www.ibiologia.unam.mx/...
57% (1)
Recognized by sight

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a very helpful article
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-02-22 18:43:35 CST (-0500)

at first glance, and yet frustrating, as I had been lead to believe that C. striatus was an exclusively temperate species. it appears that it is rare, but not absent. perhaps Larissa could be convinced to pay a visit to this list, provided recent motherhood permits her to time for fungi…

edit: I apparently knew it was rare when I created the species list and subsequently forgot…