Observation 24080: Magnoliophyta

When: 2009-08-05

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

Tiny (~2mm) yellow cups, terrestrial, dusted lightly over a small area in Zone 52. Probably some sort of asco. Trees: red and white pine, birch, maple, balsam fir.



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Recognized by sight: I agree with Irene. This is a petal from a flowering plant.

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Easy to see
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-08-07 01:11:22 PDT (-0700)

Up to the right in the second picture you can easily see the point where it was attached to the flower, and veins running from it – like in leaves and petals.

Why do you think that?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-08-07 00:59:32 PDT (-0700)
No mushroom
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-08-07 00:51:24 PDT (-0700)

it’s petals from some herb or tree around.