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Calloria neglecta

Observed: 18th March 2013 By: Alison GalbraithAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and LichensAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and LichensAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and LichensAlison Galbraith’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Calloria neglecta
Calloria Neglecta
Microscope image of dessicated calloria neglecta
Description:

Found on dead nettle stems.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

D.M.H.'s picture

this is up to date name Alison

Crocicreas cyathoideum var. cyathoideum = (EDIT)Cylindrocolla urticae but this species is a stalked white cup fungi.

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Alison Galbraith's picture

Thank you DMH for your info.

Thank you DMH for your info. I have some very old mycology books a friend gave me, and stumbled across the description and name there. I have also seen the name Callorina fusarioides,does that make sense?

D.M.H.'s picture

This is Calloria neglecta and

This is Calloria neglecta and NOT C.urticae.

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D.M.H.'s picture

I think I found the page

I think I found the page where you got the original id from but the orange fungi was not actually identified in the text.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ressaure/5612658196/

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jhn7's picture

Good site

See http://www.mycokey.com/MycoKeySolidState/species/Calloria_neglecta.html

Janet
Certificate in Contemporary Science (Open)

Alison Galbraith's picture

Hi DMH, The book was

Hi DMH,

The book was Courtecuisse, R., 1999.
A Collins Guide to the Mushrooms of Britain & Europe. Harper Collins Publishers. London.
I was just reading following the book following my recent finds and on page 262 it happened to describe Cylindrocolla urticae and I thought "that's what I found today"!

Alison Galbraith's picture

Just visited the site you

Just visited the site you mentioned above...excellent.