Observation 68128: Peziza Dill. ex Fr.

When: 2011-05-25

Collection location: Rickett’s Glen SP, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

On ground nearby decomposing log. Largest one nearly 6 inches wide (unexpanded).

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Proposed Names

19% (2)
Recognized by sight: Undersides with white fuzz in lower 1/4 to 1/2.
Used references: Mushroom Expert
Based on microscopic features: Asci blue tipped in Meltzer’s
62% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Based on microscopic features: Asci with blue tips in Meltzer’s.

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According to Mushroom Expert…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-02-02 12:33:35 MST (-0700)

the asci of D. venosa do not turn blue in Meltzer’s. Also, as I recall these specimens were not particularly thick-fleshed.

For additional photos of this collection see obs 197693 .

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