Observation 8471: Agaricales sensu lato

Found growing in soil. Solitary.

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from el Herbario Nacional de Bolivia

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Copyright © 2008 Larry Evans

Proposed Names

-24% (3)
Used references: Macrohongos de la Región del Medio Caquetá – Colombia (pg. 90)
30% (2)
Recognized by sight: Based on the photo it seems more likely to be a Clitocybe than a Cantharellus, but I’m not at all confident of this id. It certainly could be a Cantharellus.
85% (1)
Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Recognized by sight

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I’d have to see more info…
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-07-24 20:48:35 PDT (-0700)

I threw in the Clitocybe id since that seems more likely to me than Cantharellus, but I’m at all confident in that name. It’s great that there’s a dried specimen. I take it you’re no longer in Bolivia. Any chance someone at the herbarium could take a few more photos or even better could do a bit of microscope work? It should be fairly straight forward to at least get the family right with a bit of scope work. Is there someone at the herbarium that knows fungi at all? BTW, thanks for all the great photos from South America.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2008-07-24 09:38:54 PDT (-0700)

this is the only measly picture I’ve got, but I’d willingly retract my species assertion in place of a better one.

Closeup of the underside?
By: Administrator (admin)
2008-07-23 09:35:41 PDT (-0700)

I’d love to see a closeup of the underside. From this image it doesn’t look particularly ‘Cantharelloid’. It looks more like what you might see in a Clitocybe.

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