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Observation 96603: Gautieria Vittad.

When: 2012-06-07

Collection location: Port Dover, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Eva Skific (Evica)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: Loculate interior, epigeous, some rhizomorphs, and pseudocolumella (gelatinous) inside gleba; all speak to Gautieria. But that still leaves room for improvement. Spores size/shape/color?

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Thank you.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-06-08 21:54:42 CEST (+0200)

So Tsuga canadensis (Canadian hemlock, Eastern hemlock) association is a possibility?

mixed woods
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2012-06-08 14:33:08 CEST (+0200)
oak, beech, maple, hemlock

I do not recognize which oak. no odor
Sorry I have no microscope any more.

There is an oak acorn hull in one of the pics.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-06-08 07:15:44 CEST (+0200)

Was this found near oak (Quercus), perhaps? Any idea what species?

did it have an odor?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-06-08 02:45:43 CEST (+0200)

and do you have a scope?

A note regarding nearby trees/shrubs, and any odor
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-06-08 02:35:03 CEST (+0200)

would also be helpful.

By: Jimmie Veitch (jimmiev)
2012-06-07 23:56:02 CEST (+0200)
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2012-06-07 23:46:54 CEST (+0200)

Does anyone have any idea?