Observation 117604: Kneiffiella barba-jovis (Bull.) P. Karst.

When: 2012-11-20

Collection location: Petaluma, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Fruiting on old, decayed Hazel wood, Corylus cornuta var. californica.

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Used references:
Bernicchia, Annarosa and Sergio Perez Gorjon. 2010. Corticiaceae s.l. Fungi Europaei Vol. 12. Edizioni Candusso, Alassio, Italy. 1007p.
Eriksson, John and Leif Ryvarden. 1976. The Corticiaceae of North Europe 4, Hyphodermella – Mycoacia. Fungiflora, Oslo, Norway. 337p.
Ginns, J. and M. N. L. Lefebvre.  1993.  Lignicolous Corticioid Fungi (Basidiomycota) of North America.  Mycologia Memoir No. 19.  APS Press, St. Paul, Minn.  247p.
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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-11-22 01:22:01 PST (-0800)

I’m seeing of Kneiffiella barba-jovis/Hyphodontia barba-jovis indicate teeth which are kind of barbed/spiky along their length; Christian’s Observation 230308 being a good example. it’s tough to see whether these teeth are rough or smooth. either way, was this confirmed with microscopy?

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