Observation 141699: Hypocrea pulvinata Fuckel

Proposed Names

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
substrate & shape
By: else
2013-08-04 08:58:38 JST (+0900)

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 16:38:50 JST (+0900)

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

Created: 2013-08-03 14:47:03 JST (+0900)
Last modified: 2013-08-04 09:41:35 JST (+0900)
Viewed: 44 times, last viewed: 2016-10-28 22:20:14 JST (+0900)
Show Log