Observation 8739: Melastiza Boud.

Colectado por Larry Evans (WMMA) y Diana Marcela Rocabado Reyes (USZ)

Fotografiado por Diana Marcela Rocabado Reyes (USZ)

Collected by Larry Evans (WMMA) and Diana Marcela Rocabado Reyes (USZ)

Photographed by Diana Marcela Rocabado Reyes (USZ)

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Copyright © 2008 Diana Marcela Rocabado Reyes
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re: appearance
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2008-08-09 12:35:25 CDT (-0400)

thick, waxy rose petals. stipeless to the best of my memory.

Yep, Melastiza sp.
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2008-08-09 12:28:49 CDT (-0400)

Don’t know what I was thinking. The non-woody substrate rules out Sarcoscypha occidentalis.

Sarcoscypha occidentalis has a long and obvious stipe, and always grows on wood.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-09 12:15:13 CDT (-0400)

I’d go with Melastiza, which grows on the ground, and has little to no stipe. What did these look like when you dug them up?