Observation 20105: Lachnum Retz.

When: 2009-03-29

Collection location: Snohomish, Snohomish Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sam Linse (BearwoodSam)

No specimen available

Found on ‘cone’ fruit of Red Alder growing in a mixed deciduous woods at about 100m elevation. Incredibly tiny and quite beautiful. Please look at the full size images for the detail.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:08 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Snohomish, WA’ to ‘Snohomish, Washington, USA’

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By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-04-12 04:50:44 CST (+0800)

Lachnum virgineum or Dasyscyphella nivea when I look at the substratum … but it can be Hyaloscypha or even Hyalopeziza too. You should collect it and send it to an expert or make micro pics of them.

Why Lachnum?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-04-11 08:33:06 CST (+0800)

Why suggest Lachnum, instead of Hyaloscypha?