Observation 34909: Tubaria furfuracea (Pers.) Gillet

When: 2010-03-18

Collection location: Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

Specimen available

Found growing in a moist landscape area where there is a large amount of wood mulch. cap cinnamon brown about 1.5 to 3 cm smooth with striations slightly depressed in the center The margin is a lighter color. Gills close, cinnamon brown, adnate to slightly decurrent. Flesh thin Spore print ocher. stalk 3 to 4 cm long, equal colored brown like the cap.
This is a very short lived species These popped there heads up yesterday, but by today they have all shrivel up.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:27 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘S. Summerlee Rd Oak Hill Fayette Co. West Virginia’ to ‘South of Summerlee Rd., Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA


spore shot

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90% (2)
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Recognized by sight: found in Wood mulch
Used references: Arora MD page 402-403
Based on microscopic features: Spores Broadly elliptical 9 × 6 microns spore print ocher
Based on chemical features: black in KOH

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