Vouchers

 

VOUCHER INFORMATION
Name: Rhodotus palmatus
Authority: (Bull.) Maire 1926
Vouchered by: Brad Bomanz
Date found: 5/15/2001
Synonyms:
Collected by: Brad Bomanz
Voucher ID: 58
Confirming Mycologist: Dr. Andrew Methven
 
LOCATION
Latitude: N 38 32.804'
Longitude: W 090 29.132'
City: Valley Park
County: St. Louis
State: Missouri
Site location: Meramec Landing County Park
 
ENVIRONMENT
Habitat: bottomland - river
Moisture conditions: very moist
Substrate: wood - dead
 
IDENTIFYING DOCUMENT
Reference document: A Guide to Kansas Mushrooms - 1993
Author:Bruce Horn, Richard Kay, Dean Abel
ISBN No: 0-7006-0571-1
Page no:137
 
SPORE DESCRIPTION
Spore length: 7 microns
Spore width: 7 microns
Spore color: hyaline to slightly tinted
Spore texture: warted
Spore shape: round
Spore print color: salmon pink
Chemical reaction: n/d
 
The cap's distinctive network of ridges & its salmon pink color make this fungi easy to indentify. Close examination by Dr. Methven (see annotation above) combined with the 2015 DNA analysis confirmed that this specimen is Rhodotus palmatus.

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