Name: Microstoma floccosum
Authority: (Schwein.) Raitv. 1965
Vouchered by: Brad Bomanz
Date found: 6/5/2004
Collected by: Brad Bomanz
Voucher ID: 59
Confirming Mycologist: Dr. Andrew Methven
Latitude: N 38 33.919'
Longitude: W 090 40.113'
City: Glencoe
County: St. Louis
State: Missouri
Site location: Rockwood Reservation
Habitat: hillside - wooded
Moisture conditions: moist
Substrate: wood - dead
Reference document: The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms - 1981
Author:Alfred A. Knopf
ISBN No: 0-394-51992-2
Page no:343
Spore length: 24.5 - 34 microns
Spore width: 13 - 14.5 microns
Spore color: clear
Spore texture: smooth
Spore shape: elliptical
Spore print color: none obtained
Chemical reaction: n/d
Inner surface is scarlet red when fresh. The outer surface is covered with white hairs and has a short narrow white stalk. Formerly called Sarcoscypha floccosa. Unable to obtain a spore print due to the small nature of the species. Specimen was placed directly on a glass slide to obtain the spore photos. Close examination by Dr. Methven (see annotation above) combined with the 2015 DNA analysis confirmed that this specimen is Microstoma floccosum.

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