MDCP Record for 08070407

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Collection Date: August 07, 2004

County or City: Jefferson
State or Province: OR
Country: USA

Collector's Notes: Burn site at ~ 4,000 ft.; burned lightly in summer 2003; fir zone. MORPHOLOGY: Specimen several days old; sent fresh by overnight mail. Fairly well preserved. Pileus 5.5 cm x 3.5 cm at widest point; sharply conical; rim to about 1 mm deep and 1 mm wide; about 30 vertical ridges transecting the diameter at the widest point; pits and ridges vertically arranged, mostly in top-to-bottom channels; cross-ridges shallow, laddered. Ridges sharp; very minutely velvety; black. Pits minutely velvety; grayish to tan; to about 5 mm deep. Stipe 3.5 cm long and 3 cm wide at widest point; subclavate, flaring to apex; ribbed at base; smooth and leathery in places, pimply-furfuraceous near apex; tan overall but the tan areas often cracked up to reveal white beneath; chambered near base, hollow above. No spore print released on scanner glass; none from collector. Ammonia negative on all surfaces. KOH pale orange to negative on interior surface, negative elsewhere. Iron salts negative on all surfaces. Asci 8-spored; 168-192 x 24 m. Spores elliptical; 20-23.5 x 15-16 m.

Note: This collection has been identified as Morchella capitata, and is cited in Kuo et al., 2012.

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