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Species list from 4/23/2017 Slide Fire Foray

  • 27 Apr 2017 7:58 AM
    Reply # 4787046 on 4775520
    Terri Clements (Administrator)

    Mike, while we know our SW version is molecularly different from F. pinicola and the others that occur in northern NA as a result of the study you cite there has been no formal description and therefore no name other than the provisional one.  You can see the genesis of F. ponderosa on http://mushroomobserver.org/name/show_name/22897?q=4lCp  BTW it didn't occur to me to provide a species list for the Slide and Locust for 2015 and 2016 but I will post them here soon.  Chris's brown cup may well be Peziza violacea which I found at the Slide in 2015--it turns brown in age.


  • 26 Apr 2017 12:36 PM
    Reply # 4785465 on 4775520
    Michael Dechter (Administrator)

    Terri, 

    Can you point me in the direction of the Fomitopsis study? I looked for it, but could only find this one from 2013, which identifies the southwestern Fomitopsis as an "unidentified species"


    https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/bitstream/handle/11122/4480/Haight_uaf_0006N_10116.pdf?sequence=1


  • 26 Apr 2017 1:27 AM
    Reply # 4780015 on 4775520
    Christopher May (Administrator)

    I don't know if I can identify the brown ascomycete cup fungus I saw as narrowly as "Peziza sp." 

    I think it is in the family Pezizaceae though.

    Sorry I didn't take a picture or specimen. There were a lot of morels nearby. I must do better in future and not be so greedy for edibles. 

  • 25 Apr 2017 8:16 AM
    Reply # 4778539 on 4775520
    Terri Clements (Administrator)

    Mike, Did you keep any specimens?  I don't believe the Gilbertson Herbarium has a specimen of  Pholiota subangularis aka Crassisporium funariophilum.  Re Fomitopsis pinicola our SW version has a provisional name of Fomitopsis ponderosa.  A recent molecular study shows it to be a different taxon from the two other known species that occur in NA.  Terri

  • 24 Apr 2017 3:26 PM
    Reply # 4777289 on 4775520
    Michael Dechter (Administrator)

    Based on feedback from Chris May on his observations and help from Terri Clements and David Aurora on IDing a specimen I initially (and incorrectly) Id'd as Cortinarius, here is an updated list.

    Morchella sp.

    Caloscypha fulgens

    Coltricia perennis

    Pholiota highlandensis

    Crassisporium funariophilum

    Fomitopsis sp. (formery known as F. pinicola, which is now considered strictly a Eurasian species)

    Peziza sp.


  • 24 Apr 2017 1:37 PM
    Message # 4775520
    Michael Dechter (Administrator)

    I put together a list of the species I observed on the 4/23/2017 foray we had on the slide fire. Please let me know if you have any thoughts. If you were on the foray, let me know if there are other species you observed I should add onto here:

    Morchella sp.

    Cortinarius sp.

    Caloscypha fulgens

    Coltricia perennis

    Pholiota highlandensis

    Crassisporium funariophilum



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