Observation 4533: Lacrymaria echiniceps nom. prov.

When: 2007-10-26

Collection location: Petaluma, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Notes:
The dark brown hairs on the cap separate it from Lacrymaria lacrymabunda, which has very light colored hairs often paler than the ground color.
Spores 7.5-9 × 4-5.5 um and almost smooth.

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spores?
By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2011-03-27 01:10:52 CDT (-0400)

Darvin, the spores do not look smooth to me at all, they look very warted/roughened. Spore size is good for P. echiniceps (which should actually be in Lacrymaria), but they don’t look nearly smooth enough. The spores seem on the small side for L. lacrymabunda, but definitely a Lacrymaria!

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