Brown Otidea Otidea unicisa (Peck) Harmaja    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Pezizomycetes   >   Order Pezizales   >   Family Pyronemataceae   >   Genus Otidea   

Description:

Fruiting body: Cup-shaped with inrolled margin split to base on one side. Fertile surface: Pale tan/yellow with pink/peach tones. Infertile surface: Some shade of brown, scurfy (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Solitary or in groups on ground in hardwood or mixed forests (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 5 records in the project database.

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Brown Otidea (group of fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/8/2018). Determined by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Brown Otidea (side view of fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/8/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Brown Otidea (group of fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/27/2009). Determined by macro characteristics only. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Brown Otidea in Howard Co., Maryland (6/15/2018). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Brown Otidea in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (10/4/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores of Brown Otidea in Howard Co., Maryland (6/15/2018). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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