Observation 118138: Phyllotopsis nidulans (Pers.) Singer
When: 2012-09-07
(41.3835° 87.3167° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: -found multiple specimens growing on a dead log

-pileus size 81mm X 51mm, sort of moist and fuzzy surface, bright oranges in color

-underside made up of orange even gills 44mm in length, orange in color, lamellae present

-spore print was pale in color, not white

-spores shaped as elliptical/phasoliform with no ornimentations

- measurements (length/width) (in micrometers) I tried to include the one of the largest and smallest spores I could find along with the majority of the same sized spores that I found. Measured with a 100x oil immersion objective.

1. 5.81/2.49
2. 4.98/2.49
3. 5.81/2.49
4. 6.64/2.49
5. 4.98/2.49
6. 5.81/2.49
7. 5.81/2.08
8. 5.81/2.08
9. 4.98/2.49
10. 5.81/2.49

range (4.98-6.64) and (2.08-2.49)

Proposed Names

81% (1)
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Used references: Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora page 140,
http://www.mushroomexpert.com/phyllotopsis_nidulans.html
Based on microscopic features: similar spore shape and size

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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