Observation 63448: Auricularia polytricha (Mont.) Sacc.

When: 2010-11-30

Collection location: Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala, India [Click for map]

Who: Milo (Mycophiliac)

No specimen available



Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: By all accounts, the species with the longest, most conspicuous hairs.

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Any fresh ideas?
By: Milo (Mycophiliac)
2012-03-05 00:19:06 EST (-0500)

I haven’t seen this exact species since this observation, but the monsoons start soon so I’ll be able to take more photos.

They are
By: Milo (Mycophiliac)
2011-02-12 02:01:03 EST (-0500)

pretty wacky. I guess they’re the woolly mammoths of the genus, stuck in ages past…

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-02-11 23:59:24 EST (-0500)

Now there’s an Auricularia I haven’t seen before. I’ve only known the hairy ones to be called either A. fuscosuccinea or A. polytricha, but these are so hairy they’re spiky. Looks like the lovechild of Auricularia and Cookeina tricholoma.

Created: 2011-02-11 06:36:39 EST (-0500)
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