Observation 47885: Otidea (Pers.) Bonord.

When: 2010-06-30

Collection location: Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Max diameter about 3 cm.

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If you’d rather this was called Otidea
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-07-01 20:29:53 MST (-0700)

you can opt to delete the Fungi sp. nomination.

Maybe the toughnesss of the context
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2010-07-01 09:39:49 MST (-0700)

was due to the fruit bodies dehydrating in situ. Shape/color/stature matches pretty well with Otidea.

Didn’t bring this one home,
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2010-07-01 04:35:01 MST (-0700)

and haven’t considered any potential IDs yet. But Otidea sounds like a good start. These cups were tough/leathery and not fragile.

Have you considered Otidea?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-06-30 23:57:52 MST (-0700)