Photo By Alan Rockefeller
Photo by Workman
"Mbey San", "Piule de Barda"
6.0-11.0 centimeters Color:
ochra yellow to brown/purple/black Appearance:
bell-shaped, becomes breast-shaped; always twisted and asymmetric in shape
1.0-2.0 centimeters Length:
10.0-20.0 centimeters Color:
brownish (inside of stem lighter or white) Appearance:
very fibrous, elastic, often twisted, hollow
rather closely spaced, not very broad Color:
brown purple Size:
6-9 x 4-5 x 3-4 micrometers Shape:
compressed ellipsoid, with germ pore
Found only in Oaxaca, Mexico. Grows primarily on soil inswamps.