Observation 152325: Plicaturopsis crispa (Pers.: Fr.) Reid.

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Recognized by sight: Not sure about P. crispa, but not remembering other names in this group right now…
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Recognized by sight: This is what I was thinking of…

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By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2013-12-03 23:10:52 CST (-0500)

Eriksson et al. Corticiaceae of North Europe, vol 6. p. 1215-1218:
“… hymenial side … folded in dichotomously branched gill-like ridges, with uneven-crispate edge; …” for Plicaturopsis crispa
“… hymenial side becoming distinctly and irregularly plicate, but not forming net-like pores” for Plicatura nivea

Brilliant! Thanks Noah…
By: Britt Bunyard (Fungi magazine) (bbunyard)
2013-11-16 14:10:01 CST (-0500)

…never heard of this one.

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-11-16 13:00:42 CST (-0500)
Strange, isn’t it?
By: Britt Bunyard (Fungi magazine) (bbunyard)
2013-11-16 12:44:14 CST (-0500)

We all wondered about that and I’m definitely not certain on the ID but that’s my best guess.

Do you have a theory on
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-11-16 12:26:59 CST (-0500)

the source of the blue staining? It does not look like any other photos for this species on MO have it.

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