Observation 6949: Peziza Dill. ex Fr.

When: 2008-02-28

Collection location: Petaluma, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Species Lists


Proposed Names

-65% (2)
Recognized by sight
92% (2)
Used references: Tylutki, E. E. 1979. Mushrooms of Idaho and the Pacific Northwest Discomycetes. Univ. Press of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho. 133p.
Coulter, Elsie and Ian Gibson. 2007. Trial field key to the PEZIZACEAE in the Pacific Northwest, Keys to Pacific Northwest Mushrooms. Privately Published by Pacific Northwest Key Council
Based on microscopic features: Spores 17 X 12 um with one oil drop (guttulate).

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Seems a bit dark…
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-02-29 00:34:05 CST (-0500)

at least for my concept of P. arvernensis. Anyone know what are the key features for separating species in Peziza?