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tyson_ehlers

Date

June 19, 2024 06:41 PM PDT

Description

Sporocarps: sessile or short-stalked, 0.7-1.7 mm total height, brightly coloured. Stalk: 0-0.6 mm (if present <1/2 total height), black, widened at the base. Sporothecae: globose to slightly oblate, 0.6-1.1 mm diam. Peridium: membranous, wrinkled, persistent, iridescent, ranging from purple-violet to turquoise blue, dehiscing irregularly; hyaline by transmitted light. Columella: reaching 1/2 or less height of sporotheca. Capillitium: radiating from the top of the columella, dark brown becoming abruptly colourless at the periphery; threads branched and anastomosed, forking into short free ends at tips, with dark brown nodular and axillary expansions. Spores: globose to subglobose, 10.4-11.8 µm, dark brown, paler and bulging on one side, densely and evenly spinulose. Habitat: on bark of Tsuga mertensiana near melting snow.

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Rust Fungi (Order Pucciniales)

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damontighe

Date

June 16, 2024 12:10 PM PDT

Description

FDS-CA-05306

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What

Honeycomb Coral Slime Mold (Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa)

Observer

warren_cardimona

Date

September 30, 2021 04:32 PM PDT

Description

on Nidula

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michaelschwabnz

Date

August 8, 2022 02:53 PM NZST

Description

on dead wood, 1-2mm tall

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What

Smooth Hard-bodied Harvestmen (Genus Nuncia)

Observer

leptonia

Date

April 22, 2024 03:02 PM NZST

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What

Forest Prettymouth (Calostoma rodwayi)

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betweenthelyons

Date

April 16, 2024 02:10 PM NZST

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mandymushii

Date

May 13, 2023 12:30 PM PDT

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What

Deer Mushrooms (Genus Pluteus)

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betweenthelyons

Date

April 30, 2024 12:16 PM NZST

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betweenthelyons

Date

April 23, 2024 06:20 PM NZST

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What

Kererū (New Zealand Pigeon) (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae)

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leptonia

Date

April 24, 2024 01:19 PM NZST

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betweenthelyons

Date

April 19, 2024 08:03 PM NZST

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What

Scaly Tree Ferns (Genus Cyathea)

Observer

betweenthelyons

Date

April 18, 2024 05:44 PM NZST

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leptonia

Date

April 16, 2024 04:52 PM NZST

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What

Achilid Planthoppers (Family Achilidae)

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leptonia

Date

April 22, 2024 03:47 PM NZST

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tsamche

Date

July 25, 2022 08:12 AM JST

Description

Physarum plicatum

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stucumber

Date

September 2, 2023 03:16 PM AEST

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What

Myxobacteria (Order Myxococcales)

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kallampero

Date

November 27, 2023

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hannahsuli

Date

December 18, 2023 10:50 AM PST

Description

Spirally ornamented capillitium with frayed/penicillate ends. (Not sure of any other species that have this character - ID was based primarily on the thread ends - corrections are welcome). Fruiting inside sloughed bark of a Doug fir snag.

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wildmacro

Date

December 29, 2021 03:22 PM PST

Description

~0.8mm tall. On interior live oak leaf litter (Quercus wislizeni).

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elrayman210

Date

October 4, 2018 10:15 AM CDT

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What

Panda Ant (Euspinolia militaris)

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chrislukhaup

Date

December 30, 2009 05:58 PM CET

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leptonia

Date

January 15, 2018 01:21 PM PST

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What

Orange Hobnail Canker (Amphilogia gyrosa)

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lgerstein78

Date

November 21, 2023 03:18 PM PST

Description

On live oak

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alan_rockefeller

Date

September 21, 2023 05:03 PM CDT

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What

Wasp's Nest Slime Mold (Metatrichia vesparia)

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

September 21, 2023 12:17 PM CDT

Description

Found by @alison_pollack

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What

Blue Roundhead (Stropharia caerulea)

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

October 11, 2023 06:01 PM PDT

Description

In wood chip landscaping. Mild mushroom odor and flavor. Cap extremely viscid!

Spores measure

(6.9) 7.2 - 8 (9) × (3.8) 4.1 - 4.7 (4.8) x (3.6) 3.9 - 4.4 (4.5) µm
Q = (1.6) 1.64 - 1.87 (1.9) ; N = 30
Me = 7.7 × 4.4 µm ; Qe = 1.7

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ethansaso

Date

January 22, 2023 02:31 PM PST

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What

Crown Whitefly (Aleuroplatus coronata)

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damontighe

Date

July 9, 2022 02:34 PM PDT

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ryan_durand

Date

July 6, 2021 08:42 AM PDT

Description

Lepidoderma chailletii?

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What

Alpine Firmoss (Huperzia continentalis)

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leptonia

Date

August 30, 2014 07:13 PM PDT

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What

Earthstars (Genus Geastrum)

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damontighe

Date

February 26, 2022 02:41 PM PST

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huafang

Date

November 16, 2021 10:33 AM EST

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What

True Slime Molds (Class Myxomycetes)

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leptonia

Date

January 13, 2022 10:38 AM PST

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temminicki

Date

January 9, 2021 08:23 AM PST

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What

Branched Shanklet (Dendrocollybia racemosa)

Observer

leptonia

Date

August 26, 2011

Description

Probably on the remains of Lactarius deceptivus.

Easternmost observation currently posted. Hughes et al 2001 only lists collections from the Western USA.

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damontighe

Date

March 12, 2021 11:42 AM PST

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What

White-footed Slime (Diachea leucopodia)

Observer

tiwane

Date

December 24, 2014 11:49 AM PST