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Observation 293366: Pezizaceae Dumort.

Notes:

Substrate: on bare soil beside dry lakebed bog

Habitat: mixed secondary forest surrounding a meromictic lake with yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis), white cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides), eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), assorted maples (Acer spp.), basswood (Tilia americana), hop hornbeam (Ostrya virginiana) and black ash (Fraxinus nigra) and bitternut hickory (Carya cordiformis)

Ecoregion: Eastern Great Lakes lowland forests (NA0407)

Collectors: D. Newman & P. Kaishian

Collected during the 2017 ‘Focus on Fungi’ nature walk offered by the Council of Park Friends.

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Canon EOS 6D + Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x + Yongnuo YN-14EX TTL LED Macro Ring Flash
1/180 sec, f/11, ISO 100
Color Corrected w/ X-Rite ColorChecker Passport
Canon EOS 6D + Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x + Yongnuo YN-14EX TTL LED Macro Ring Flash
1/180 sec, f/11, ISO 100
Color Corrected w/ X-Rite ColorChecker Passport
Canon EOS 6D + Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x + Yongnuo YN-14EX TTL LED Macro Ring Flash
1/180 sec, f/11, ISO 100
Color Corrected w/ X-Rite ColorChecker Passport

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Good to know
By: Django Grootmyers (heelsplitter)
2017-10-06 10:35:25 PDT (-0700)
only that
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-10-06 10:28:26 PDT (-0700)

mitotic spore mats — of which this is a typical example — all exist within that family, if I am not mistaken. Chromelosporium, Pachyphlodes, etc.

What features point to this being in the Pezizaceae?
By: Django Grootmyers (heelsplitter)
2017-10-05 23:11:00 PDT (-0700)