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Observation 424126: Verpa conica group

When: 2000-05-06

Collection location: Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Plischke (John Plischke)

No specimen available


Proposed Names

62% (3)
Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features
11% (3)
Recognized by sight: Is there evidence suggesting more than one eastern NA species?

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Thanks for the response to my question, Alan.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2020-11-20 06:08:23 PST (-0800)

Only last spring did I become aware of the suspected diversity among the species of Verpa that fit the description of V. conica. I hope to preserve a few collections in the future.

There are various species going under the name Verpa conica
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2020-11-19 12:24:45 PST (-0800)