Amazonian Lowland Rainforest (Ecoregion: NT0166 Southwest Amazon Moist Forests)

Habit: Scattered (Only two found)

Substrate: Rotted wood

General Characteristics:
0.8cm (length), 0.7cm (width), olive green spore color, No membrane separation inside and chambered gleba. No odor. Got darker with time. Transitioning light tan on the bottom to a darker brown on the top. Has angular scales without peristome (under handlens). Smooth to the touch. Has pseudostipe with basal tomentum.

Collected for the 2017 SUNY-ESF Fungi of Bolivia Field Course & 2nd Field Workshop on Neotropical Polypores

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Used references: Michelle Geraldine Campi Gaona

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did Michelle
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-05-08 22:59:53 MDT (-0600)

happen to mention what makes this definitely a Morganella as opposed to a Lycoperdon, and what generally separates the two genera?