Observation 8792: Urnula padeniana M. Carbone, Agnello, A.D. Parker & P. Alvarado

When: 2002-03-02

Collection location: near View, Clark Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Notes:
A rather thick and large cup fungi of the spring. I typically find it under dense stands of young (under 30 years old) Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii). Collection of this or similar collection submitted to North American Truffling Society, and identified by Dr. James Trappe.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:03:38 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Near View, Clark Co., WA’ to ‘near View, Clark Co., Washington, USA’

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The yellow penknife in the photos is 3.5 inches long for scale. Photographed on a glass table.
The yellow penknife in the photos is 3.5 inches long for scale. Photographed on a glass table.
The yellow penknife in the photos is 3.5 inches long for scale. Photographed on a glass table.
The yellow penknife in the photos is 3.5 inches long for scale. Photographed on a glass table.

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64% (2)
Recognized by sight: Thick, black cup fungi, up to 6 inches across sporocarp, up to 2 inches thick when sliced through the stipe, interior mostly thick, soft cartilaginous texture.
Used references: Aurora, David Mushrooms Demystified
Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms
84% (1)
Used references: Carbone, Matteo, Carlo Agnello and Andrew Parker. 2013. Urnula padeniana (Pezizales) sp. nov. and the type study of Bulgaria mexicana. Ascomycete.org, 5 : 13-24.

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