When: 2006-11-15

Collection location: Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso, Brazil [Click for map]

Who: Jorge Ochoa (ochoa.jorge)

No specimen available

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By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-11-18 20:28:01 CET (+0100)
exquisite lighting!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-11-18 20:24:32 CET (+0100)
Did these have stipes?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2009-11-18 19:55:47 CET (+0100)
Probably Cookeina sp.
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2007-12-21 06:55:52 CET (+0100)

Cookeina is a genus of tropical cup fungi that often have bright colors stipes and hairs along the edges of the cup. I don’t have a good reference on all the species, but Taylor Lockwood’s recent book “Chasing the Rain” has some nice examples from all over the world including the Amazon. There are also lots of good pictures on the web you can find through Google.