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Hairy cup fungi

Cookeina tricholoma (Mont.) Kuntze


Size: Aproximatelly 4,5 cm


Amazon tropical rain forest, Carajás National Forest, Pará, Brazil.


The typical habitat is on wood like twigs and rotten tree limbs, at low altitudes (usually below 1000 m), in the tropics. The distribution of this species includes the lowlands of Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the South Pacific. For more informations:

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Cookeina tricholoma Cookeina tricholoma   (Mont.) Kuntze

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AJ Arruda
AJ Arruda 6 years ago

Thanks @LisaPowers and you all for the congratulations! ; )

Merits to the amazing biodiversity of Carajás National Forest.

Awesome capture AJ Arruda,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

triggsturner 6 years ago

Great looking fungi. Congratulations on your SOTD.

LisaPowers 6 years ago

Congratulations AJ Arruda, this lovely fungus is our featured Spot of the Day!

AJ Arruda
AJ Arruda 6 years ago

I'm glad you liked it @cis-science-hawks2.

I also like to end each day knowing I've learned something new, especially about biodiversity on earth! ; )

cis-science-hawks2 6 years ago

SO cool I never new about this thanks for posting. I learned something new!!

AJ Arruda
AJ Arruda 6 years ago

Thank you @ClaudiaIvonneSosa for the identification!

AJ Arruda
Spotted by
AJ Arruda

Parauapebas, PA, Brazil

Spotted on Jun 7, 2016
Submitted on Jun 7, 2016

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