Notes:
A common, possibly undescribed parasite of palm seeds, occurring throughout low-elevation Amazon forest. Known from Ecuador, Brazil, Bolivia and Peru. A sequence from Observation 220973 points toward Penicilliopsis, but matches nothing in GenBank.

Substrate: on seeds of “Chonta” palm (Bactris? Astrocaryum?)

Habitat: secondary lowland tropical rainforest, regularly subject to landslides and some human disturbance. adjacent to golf course and horse pasture.

Ecoregion: Southwest Amazon Moist Forests (NT0166)

Collectors: D. Newman, P. Kaishian, D. Ettlinger & T. Padilla

Collection #: CHOC042

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Proposed Names

58% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Samson RA, Seifert KA. 1985. The ascomycete genus Penicilliopsis and its anamorphs. In: RA Samson, JI Pitt (ed.), Advances in Penicillium and Aspergillus systematics, pp. 397–428. New York: Plenum Press. PDF
29% (1)
Used references: Samson RA, Seifert KA. 1985. The ascomycete genus Penicilliopsis and its anamorphs. In: RA Samson, JI Pitt (ed.), Advances in Penicillium and Aspergillus systematics, pp. 397–428. New York: Plenum Press. PDF
29% (1)
Used references: Dr. Keith Seifert @ IMC11

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Perhaps something similar from Mexico?
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2018-07-20 02:35:43 CDT (-0400)

Someone posted something on iNaturalist from Veracruz which reminded me of this observation: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/14535265

here is the ob
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2016-02-03 20:23:48 CST (-0500)

http://mushroomobserver.org/230574?q=2i4TU

I will look in my box of Hawaii fungi and see if I have it

thanks jeff
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-02-03 01:13:01 CST (-0500)
Beautiful mushrooms/pictures!
By: jeff (theoneje)
2016-02-02 23:12:24 CST (-0500)

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