Collection location: McFarland Hollow, Jackson Co., Alabama, USA [Click for map]
These photos (and ID) are courtesy Alan Cressler (gave me permission to post ’em here via flickr).
[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:46 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘McFarland Hollow, Jackson Co., AL, USA’ to ‘McFarland Hollow, Jackson Co., Alabama, USA’
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Hi Jason. Please send any Urnula that you find. We need as many as possible to extract a useful chemical. You can just air dry them and send to:
1725 State St.
University of Wisconsin- La Crosse
La Crosse WI 54601
Thanks for your help!
I have never seen this one in the gelatinous flesh, since it doesn’t occur out here in the West. Very nice photos of a very cool asco. Any asco gets me excited these days since they are harbingers of everybodies favorite asco…the morel!
Fun treatment of this “black tulip fungus” by Tom Volk: