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Cookeina tricholoma

Cookeina tricholoma

Description:

Hairy, orange cup-shaped small fungus (this specimen 7/16" - 1.1cm diameter).

Habitat:

South American rainforest. This specimen was on a living tree trunk about 4ft above the jungle floor in Terra Firme along Tahuayo River, Loreto District, Peru.

Notes:

Cookeina tricholoma fungi growing about 4ft (1.25m) above ground level on tree trunk. See picture with tapemeasure for accurate size. Kingdom: Fungi Division: Ascomycota Subdivision: Pezizomycotina Class: Ascomycota Order: Pezizales Family: Sarcoscyphaceae Genus: Cookeina Species: C. tricholoma GPS location: -4.405240975,-73.24608162 Elevation: 114m (370 ft)

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1 Comment

AmazonWorkshops
AmazonWorkshops 6 years ago

This is fantastic! Sorry for the delay in responding to your posts Key Man. Thank you for the excellent field notes. LOVE the tape measure to provide scale!

key_man
Spotted by
key_man

Fernando Lores, Loreto, Peru

Spotted on Jun 14, 2013
Submitted on Jul 30, 2013

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