Observation 300964: Chlorencoelia J.R. Dixon

When: 2017-11-29

Collection location: Woodbury, Connecticut, USA [Click for map]

Who: cmy610

No specimen available

Notes:
Drab green cup fungus growing on rotting wood (under bark). The cups were about 1-4 mm across and were growing in small clusters. The larger ones were green, while the tiny ones were sometimes orange or yellow. Cups seemed to flatten with age.

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Thanks
By: cmy610
2017-11-30 23:41:05 +04 (+0400)

Thank you for the tip

+1 to collecting things you can’t ID
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-11-30 22:50:06 +04 (+0400)

and especially any cup fungi, for which microscopy is often essential.

Yes
By: cmy610
2017-11-30 22:29:51 +04 (+0400)

I’ll go back and see if it’s still there. If it is, I have a scope. Wish I had collected some yesterday, but I never know which fungi need to be checked under a scope. I should probably just collect samples of anything questionable in the future! Thanks for your comment.

do you have access
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-11-30 22:14:38 +04 (+0400)

to a microscope? if so this could probably be easily IDed.

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