Observation 45624: Marasmius ruber Singer

When: 2009-12-25

Collection location: Shayari, Cascales, Sucumbíos, Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available

Notes:
Uncommon, highly charismatic and always solitary.

Collected for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project near the Shayari Ecolodge.

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from la Universidad Central del Ecuador Fungorium.

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Cool
By: L G Price (LG_Price)
2015-08-23 19:29:22 EEST (+0300)

Beautiful fungus. The lead photo is really nice but I think a bit more crop would improve it, maybe 5%

angiosperm wood
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-08-23 00:05:52 EEST (+0300)

of an unknown type. Singer’s first description of M. ruber says this under substrate:

On rotting dicotyledonous sticks, leaves and wood, and on dead
monocotyledonous leaves, in rain forest.

Magical!
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2015-08-22 21:46:39 EEST (+0300)

Any guess as to substrate or does this grow on most any organic matter on the forest floor?

Wonderful!
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2010-05-19 14:04:49 EEST (+0300)

Charismatic minifungi!

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