Observation 21455: Bunodophoron melanocarpum (Sw.) Wedin

I found this a couple of times in the rain forest of the west coast of Vancouver island, growing on Western Red Cedar, Thuja plicata, less than a kilometer from the Pacific ocean. The black mazedium will make future id easier.



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Do you know many Bunodophoron do we have up here?
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2009-05-31 15:19:10 EDT (-0400)

I had no idea they were in North America; I thought it was all Sphaerophorus up here (mazaedia are in enclosed balls instead of opening on the underside of the branch tips). Very exciting.

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