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Bryoglossum gracile

Habitat: alpine and artic environments

Substrate: moist moss on soil and rocks

Spores: Late summer and fall

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Fruitbody an irregular recovered to flat or globose cap on a stalk; cap 0.1-0.6 cm broad and stalk 1-3 cm tall; cap smooth to convoluted, pale to bright orange, orange-tan, or orange-brown; margin generally free from the stalk; stalk 0.05-0.1 cm thick, smooth, nearly translucent, flecked with white, paler than upper spore-bearing surface of the cap.

Sources: Beug, Michael W., Alan E. Bessette, and Arleen R. Bessette. Ascomycete Fungi of North America. Austin, University of Texas Print, 2014.

Accepted Name:
Bryoglossum gracile (P. Karst.) Redhead

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Bryoglossum gracile in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Bryoglossum gracile photos.

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