When: 2011-09-04

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

Tiny yellow orange eyelash cups.

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according to several descriptions
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-11-11 23:40:18 CDT (-0400)

the presence of these quite long hairs at the apothecial margin rules out S. erinaceus (see observation 81991).

that’s what it isn’t. what it is is another matter.

some potentially helpful resources:


Le Gal, M. Les Discomycètes De Madagascar. Paris: Laboratoire de Cryptogamie du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, 1953. Print.

Schumacher, Trond. The Genus Scutellinia (Pyronemataceae). Copenhagen: Council for Nordic Publications in Botany, 1990. Print.

Denison, William C. Some Species of the Genus Scutellinia. Mycologia Vol. 51, No. 5, (Sep. – Oct., 1959), pp. 605-635. Print