Observation 810: Verpa conica group

When: 2004-02-28

Collection location: Berkeley, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Notes:
Found at UC Berkeley while attending the regional Science Bowl playoffs. It appeared to be Verpa bohemica until the asci were examined under the microscope.

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7% (2)
Recognized by sight
7% (2)
Recognized by sight: wrinkled cap Verpa; unnamed species found w/oak.
Based on microscopic features: 8 spores per ascus (ture bohemica has 2 giant spores/ascus).
65% (2)
Recognized by sight

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one of those.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-02-20 14:39:13 MST (-0700)

DNA is the final puzzle piece to show relatedness.

Macro = bohemica
Micro = conica (or many other ascos w/8 spores/ascus)
DNA = ?

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