Observation 66682: Deconica coprophila (Bull.) P. Karst.

When: 2011-03-19

Collection location: San Francisco, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

No specimen available

Growing on dung (horse?)

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Deconica vs. Psilocybe
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2012-01-16 11:14:28 CST (-0500)

See argument on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deconica. Note that Index Fungorum and MycoBank do not reflect the 2009 decision by the Nomenclature Committee for Fungi yet.

Never heard
By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2011-05-01 16:11:12 CDT (-0400)

of D. coprophila growing from wood chips before. Why not Deconica crobula, or something like that?

Edit: sorry just caught the horse dung comment. Didn’t look like dung to me.

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