Observation 129899: Daldinia dennisii Wollw., J.A. Simpson & M. Stadler (2004)

When: 2013-03-06

Collection location: Piemelon Bay, Waiheke Island, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Petra Gloyn (Petra)

Specimen available

Proposed Names

93% (3)
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Based on microscopic features: Spore size, pithy (as opposed to loculate) pale rings inside the fruiting body.
Based on chemical features: Outer part of spore wall becoming free in KOH, purple pigment in KOH.

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-07-14 16:56:38 PDT (-0700)

this keys almost perfectly to D. dennisii. a knowledge of spore size could even narrow it down to variety. what a refreshing change from so many ambiguous observations.


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