When: 2015-12-26

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

Who: Susanne Sourell (suse)

No specimen available

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Used references: Dollymol M. Aravindakshan , Amparoina spinosissima: a continental Asian record
and some taxonomic observations, Mycotaxon Volume 114, 49 ff.

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Thanks, Alain
By: Susanne Sourell (suse)
2016-04-07 14:47:09 CDT (-0500)

Amparoina spinosissima does occur in Brazil

thanks Alain!
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-04-07 14:32:22 CDT (-0500)
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-04-06 10:13:53 CDT (-0500)

no. they are part of the fruiting body, like a veil. i believe they are also able to propagate asexually.

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2016-04-06 07:21:10 CDT (-0500)

Is your theory that the spines are the fruiting of a fungal endophyte?

By: Susanne Sourell (suse)
2016-04-01 12:36:46 CDT (-0500)

I have the hope that Andre de Meijer comments my post on Facebook Cogumelos do Brasil

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-04-01 11:35:11 CDT (-0500)

I think the conical spines are not characteristic of M. chloroxantha.