Observation 8476: Laternea Turpin

When: 2008-07-12

Collection location: Lago Agrio, Sucumbíos, Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

No specimen available


Specimen growing in between two test pits on the Moncayo property, each contaminated differing concentrations of crude oil and substrate, but not suspected to be in direct contact with any considerable contamination, at least not enough to be readily observed.

Collected for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project.

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-48% (2)
Recognized by sight: Foul smelling, rhizomorphs, four tentacles folding out with maturity.
83% (6)
Recognized by sight
8% (2)
Recognized by sight: Laternea dringii is the only specie of Laternea from tropical rain forest vegetation… we reported this specie of tropical rain forest from Mexico. Laternea triscapa and Laternea pusilla grown in the tropical cloud forest.
Based on microscopic features: See Funga Veracruzana. 36. (2001)
87% (1)
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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-21 20:08:56 PDT (-0700)

why propose a name only to bomb it? your link is broken as well.

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