Observation 108630: Heterogastridium pycnidioideum Oberw. & R. Bauer
When: 2012-09-03
Who: Jonathan M
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Id proposed by : Keith seifert

Small imperfect fungus growing either on Russula brevipes or hypomyces lactifluorum , this mushroom is very slimy and don’t have ramification on the neck (there are spore seen in the neck and on the side , probably in part due to sliminess but the one inside might come from the bulb )on the substrate, conidia size is 8-13 × 4 u , and are plain janes, no septae or decoration in.

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ok, thank you
By: Jonathan M
2013-03-27 17:11:17 GMT (+0000)
Same fungus, current name
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-03-27 16:27:02 GMT (+0000)

Heterogastridium pycnidioideum is a preferred synonym according to Index Fungorum.

Current Name:
Heterogastridium pycnidioideum Oberw. & R. Bauer, in Oberwinkler, Bauer & Bandoni, Mycologia 82(1): 55 (1990)

Hyalopycnis blepharistoma (Berk.) Seeler, Farlowia 1: 124 (1943)
Sphaeronaema blepharistoma Fr., Observ. mycol. (Havniae) 1: 187 (1815)
Sphaeronaema blepharistoma Berk., Mag. Zool. Bot. 1: 512 (1837)

How do you arrive at this ID?
By: Jonathan M
2013-03-27 16:18:39 GMT (+0000)

I do not know H pycnidioideum, how you arrived at that name?

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