Observation 141699: Hypocrea pulvinata Fuckel

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substrate & shape
By: else
2013-08-03 16:58:38 PDT (-0700)

What is the substrate for this specimen?
i have only seen this species growing on old polypores (e.g. Fomitopsis pinicola, Piptoporus betulinus).
The specimens i have seen, were always much more cushion-shaped (hence the name pulvinata).

I assume that you used cotton blue / lactophenol for the staining?

phloxine is pink-red, and is used for basidiomycetes mainly (it stains cell contents, works very well for jelly fungi).

16 spores per ascus
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-08-03 00:38:50 PDT (-0700)

Nicely shown – what is the blue stain in the last photo – Phloxine?

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