Observation 27239: Xylariales Nannf.

When: 2008-07-13

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

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

No specimen available


Specimen growing directly from a petroleum-soaked piece of wood discovered amidst trash and woody debris inside a rusted 55 gallon oil drum adjacent to an unlined oil pit.

Collected for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project.

Herbarium specimen unavailable.

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i don’t know…
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2009-11-04 23:34:48 AST (-0400)

not much to go on for this one. could be so many things, perhaps something xylariacious or some polypore too young to show recognizable morphology. unless this shows the unmistakable characteristics of one or another species, anything else is just a guess.