When: 2008-07-13

Collection location: Lago Agrio, Sucumbíos, Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

No specimen available


Specimen growing on decaying wood beside a thoroughly contaminated stream bed containing the runoff of a nearby processing plant. Despite immediate proximity, the substrate itself showed no discernible signs of contamination.

Collected for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project.
aminated soil.

Species Lists


Adjacent processing facility.
A portion of the stream bed downstream from the facility’s effluence is sectioned away to reveal grey sludge and a foul odor.

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