When: 2008-03-30

Collection location: Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: J.R. Blair (jrblair)

No specimen available

Growing in large mats on burnt ground (prescribed burn in November). Very common. I did not examine this microscopically, nor did I collect any.

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Proposed Names

-40% (3)
Used references: Arora, Desjardin’s Spring Fungi key
60% (2)
Used references: Breitenbach J. and F. Kranzlin. 1984. Fungi of Switzerland Vol. 1. Mykologia, Luzern. 310p.
Cetto, Bruno. 1993. I Funghi Dal Vero Vol. 5. Arti Grafiche Saturnia, Trento, Italy. 727p.
Hanson, Lise and Henning Knudsen. 2000. Nordic Macromycetes Vol. 1: Ascomycetes. Nordsvamp Pub., Copenhagen, Denmark. 309p.

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you were one click away
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-11-16 21:03:41 EET (+0200)

when that error comes up, the fine print tells you to click ‘submit’ again if you’re absolutely certain of the spelling, then the site approves it.

Spelling incorrect
By: Robert Sasata (Sasata)
2011-11-16 21:00:23 EET (+0200)

Should be Anthracobia macrocystis; I tried to fix the spelling (toggled the misspelled name box), but get the message “The alternate spelling you entered is not recognized.” What am I doing wrong?