When: 2008-07-23

Collection location: Highlands, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

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Many of these cool ascos were found on or near “nurse trees” in a mostly dry forest; big, downed logs can be a great mini-habitat and reservoir of stored water when all else is dry. Mycologists rise to the challenge, even in challenging conditions!

Proposed Names

86% (1)
Recognized by sight: Hairs at edge of cap.
Used references: Non-Gilled Mushrooms Book.
Based on microscopic features: spore shape, operculum.

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