Observation 48121: Otidea (Pers.) Bonord.

When: 2010-07-05

Collection location: Walking Iron Park, Dane Co., Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Steve Nelsen (sfnelsen)

No specimen available

Yellow interior and exterior, to ~ 4 cm wide, 5 high (including white stem). No pink tones at all. spores 11.5×6.5 microns, 2 ‘oil drops’. Paraphyses curved at end but not hooked. We see this regularly at Walking Iron, but I have never known with confidence what species it is.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:27 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Walking Iron Park, Dane Co. WI, USA’ to ‘Walking Iron Park, Dane Co., Wisconsin, USA

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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
60% (2)
Recognized by sight: The bright yellow color and the wrinkled base drive to the Flavoscypha group, probably O. concinna due to the big size of apothecia

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