When: 2018-06-10

Collection location: Dells of the Wisconsin River State Natural Area, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

No specimen available

Growing on wood


Proposed Names

48% (1)
Recognized by sight
88% (2)
Used references: Qin and Yang (2016)
Based on microscopic features: Spores 8-14 × 6-11

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Good point; so be it
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2018-06-15 20:41:44 CDT (-0400)
Yeah, that confused me too…
By: Alden Dirks (aldendirks)
2018-06-15 10:03:02 CDT (-0400)

But M. Kuo wrote that page in 2014 and the key by Qin and Yang in 2016 lists them as separate species. Danny Newman’s comments on the C. chrysopepla Mushroom Observer page questions the findings of Qin and Yang [http://mushroomobserver.org/name/show_name/2082]; it’s definitely not fully resolved. However, the spores of this specimen were definitely larger than those reported for C. asprata.

M. Kuo insists they are the same species:
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2018-06-14 23:05:41 CDT (-0400)
Spore size indicates this is Cyptotrama chyrsopepla
By: Alden Dirks (aldendirks)
2018-06-13 01:44:03 CDT (-0400)

They are larger than those reported for C. asprata.

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