Observation 46125: Hemitrichia calyculata (Speg.) M.L. Farr

When: 2010-05-31

Collection location: Sullivan, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: Were the stems hollow? That is how you can tell Trichia decipiens from Hemitrichia calyculata, which has a solid stem after fully forming.

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How to tell the difference.
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2017-06-12 23:43:17 BST (+0100)

Hemitrichia clavata, Hemitrichia calyculata and Trichia decipiens are very hard to tell apart without microscopy. One way they are different ounce they are mature is that T. decipiens usually has a more yellow slightly thicker stem than H. calyculata and H. clavata, which is filled with spores. H. clavata’s head looks more like a club shape but usually has a more narrow darker stem as does H. calyculata. T. decipiens and H. calyculata both have more tear shaped heads.

Example:
Trichia decipiens- http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/416758?q=6L09
Hemitrichia calyculata- http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/483900?q=6Kzv
Hemitrichia clavata- http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/414620?obs=163256&q=6AYR

Cherry Head slime
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2010-06-01 04:35:23 BST (+0100)

I do not think this is the same as yellow cone slime, but I could be convinced otherwise.

Similar obs here:
http://mushroomobserver.org/22089
http://mushroomobserver.org/21521
http://mushroomobserver.org/11151

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