Black Trumpets Craterellus fallax A. H. Smith    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Cantharellales   >   Family Cantharellaceae   >   Genus Craterellus   

Status:

Found scattered or in groups on ground in forests, easily overlooked.

Description:

Fruiting body: Grayish-brown or blackish with darker radiating fibers or tiny scales; funnel-shaped, deeply depressed; margin inrolled, wavy in age. Fertile surface has a salmon-buff tone with decurrent shallow ridges. Stalk: Black or dark-brown, often hollow (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 63 records in the project database.

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Black Trumpets growing in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2013). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/21/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/29/2015). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/11/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Harford Co., Maryland (7/12/2019). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/21/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/13/2015). Verified by Anne Looker. Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/22/2016). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/13/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/28/2014). Photo by Sue Ricciardi. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/28/2014). Photo by Sue Ricciardi. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Harford Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Verified by Paul Noell. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Black Trumpets specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/13/2009). Broadly elliptical, smooth; measured 12.3-13.6 X 8.4-9.9 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/15/2018). (c) bspice55, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by bspice55 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Black Trumpets in Charles Co., Maryland (7/9/2016). (c) Stewart Grand, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stewart Grand via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Black Trumpets specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores from Black Trumpets in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2017).Ellipsoid, smooth, hyaline; measured 10.9-13.5 X 6.1-6.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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