Observation 45665: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.

When: 2010-01-10

Collection location: Lago Agrio, Sucumbíos, Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available


Specimen growing on the bark of a fallen, partially-submerged log in the [NAME CURRENTLY UNKNOWN] pit. No other fruiting bodies were observed anywhere within approx. 10 ft. of the pit’s surface. No mycelium could be traced to the wood itself and the bark bore no discernible signs of petroleum contamination.

Collected for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project.

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

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Mia Maltz of the Amazon Mycorenewal Project
Paul Gamboa of la Universidad Central del Ecuador

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Wow! Cute pinkish caps…
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-05-20 00:24:13 CDT (-0400)

But the pale gills almost (almost) make me think something other than Psathyrella.

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