Observation 134970: Ascomycota Caval.-Sm.

When: 2013-05-29

Collection location: Cook Forest State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

No specimen available

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27% (1)
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57% (1)
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there is Ophiostoma epigloeum
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-03-15 18:50:48 CDT (-0500)

but idk if it starts out transparent like this. Z. gemellipara is described from M. nucleatum.

Ophiostoma?
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2013-06-01 01:10:45 CDT (-0500)

A guess would be some type of Ophiostoma. I will try to find some papers

Nor am I.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-05-30 14:30:42 CDT (-0500)

I just know one species that is rather common here in Europe, the famous E. deglubens. Many other have been described, mainly totally resupinate ones of which I have never ever found or seen one.
I have no idea about the situation in America that’s why I hesitated to propose the genus. Besides microscopical work would be needed. Are there any papers on it?

Yes Gerhard
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-05-30 14:24:16 CDT (-0500)

I read that Eichleriella has fertile protuberances. I am not familiar with this genus and suspect it is rare in North America.

Do you mean those thorn-like protuberances?
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-05-30 14:10:13 CDT (-0500)

This does point to Eichleriella.

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