Observation 110025: Crepidotus phaseoliformis Hesler & A.H. Sm.

When: 2012-09-16

Collection location: Leonard Springs, Bloomington, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Stephen Russell (Mycota)

Specimen available

On ground on trail.

Spores are bean shaped.

Crepidotus phaseoliformis is the only Crepidotus species with phaseoliform (bean shaped) spores according to Hesler & Smith (1965). But it grows on wood, particularly birch. This was on the ground. Dont recall any birch within miles.

Spores – [8,1,1] 6.3-7.3 × 4.0-4.6

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