When: 2018-10-07

Collection location: Browntown Oak Forest State Natural Area, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

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No worries.
By: Alden Dirks (aldendirks)
2018-10-18 00:46:00 CDT (-0400)

I’m fairly confident this is not Peniophora albobadia. Although Peniophora albobadia is effused-reflexed, it seems to only every be slightly so and is mostly effused. This specimen is clearly going all the way with making caps. There are I think a few others that have that white border, most notably H. tabacina, in my opinion, which readily forms caps.

Regardless, we can appreciate how beautiful it is, great photos!

Sorry,didn’t keep it past photography :-( ,
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2018-10-17 22:41:24 CDT (-0400)

I only keep the ones I think maybe of interest to someone, and this is ubiquitous. The reason I picked it up was I thought it was Peniophora albobadia, it displayed very rich black and dark brown mottled colors with white margin.

So you have a specimen?
By: Alden Dirks (aldendirks)
2018-10-17 22:24:44 CDT (-0400)

I could take a look at this and positively ID it.


If it is H. tabacina you can see small setae on the hymenium with a hand lens.

BTW, Leah Bendlin looked at some of these and thought it was Peniophora albobadia
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2018-10-17 22:12:48 CDT (-0400)

even though I didn’t recognize them right away as such. But some of these I picked up after we split during foray, so don’t blame Leah :-)

I hope some heavyweights pounce on this conversation and help us out!
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2018-10-17 22:08:53 CDT (-0400)
I am not familiar with Punctularia strigozonata at all
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2018-10-17 22:07:23 CDT (-0400)

just searched for photos, but didn’t find reliable ones

It looked better when it was fresh,
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2018-10-17 22:05:44 CDT (-0400)

but I chose to take it home to photograph – rain on site was getting to my camera, so colors has changed a bit. But feel free to rename it to what you feel is appropriate here, before Myxomop does!

Hi Andrew,
By: Alden Dirks (aldendirks)
2018-10-17 22:01:10 CDT (-0400)

IMO this doesn’t look like P. albobadia. Maybe a Hymenochaete, or Punctularia strigozonata?

This collection is unremarkable as far as colors and patterns go,
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2018-10-17 21:55:22 CDT (-0400)

but sports the biggest shelves I’ve seen on this species; in fact I didn’t even realize this species does form shelves.

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