Observation 76705: Xeromphalina campanella group

When: 2011-09-19

Collection location: Clingmans Dome, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Swain Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

35.0°N 83.0°W

Who: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)

No specimen available

Growing on hemlock log

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Used references: Aldrovandi et al, 2015: “The Xeromphalina campanella/kauffmanii complex: species delineation and biogeographical patterns of speciation” – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26297781

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X. campanella indistinguishable from X. enigmatica without mating studies or DNA
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2017-12-14 12:14:26 PST (-0800)

Xeromphalina campanella can be distinguished from X. enigmatica only by mating studies or DNA sequencing. They’re effectively identical in macroscopic features, microscopic features, chemical features, geographic location, and substrate preference.

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