Public Description of Leucogloea compressa (Ellis & Everh.) R. Kirschner

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Name: Leucogloea compressa (Ellis & Everh.) R. Kirschner
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General Description:

Deuteromycetes lack a sexual phase. This species makes asexual spores called conidia in a cushion-like structure called a sporodochium. The spores are borne at the tips of slightly compressed branches and this feature is reflected in the species name.

Reference with text and two photos:
Bessette, Arleen R., Alan E. Bessette, and William J. Neill. 2001. Mushrooms of Cape Cod and the National Seashore. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, New York. 174p.


Description author: Darvin DeShazer (Request Authorship Credit)


Created: 2008-11-01 13:00:41 PDT (-0700) by Darvin DeShazer (darv)
Last modified: 2008-11-01 13:02:49 PDT (-0700) by Darvin DeShazer (darv)
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