Observation 170860: Sarcodon atroviridis (Morgan) Banker
When: 2014-07-22

Notes: Growing on a dry patch of land next to a stump in a bog off Prince Street in Chatsworth.

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Cool, funky spores
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2014-07-27 04:54:11 BST (+0100)

Globose to subglobose spores ornamented with meaty warts that look like rounded bumps or thick ridges/fins. I didn’t get a full appreciation of this interesting topography until the spores started to tumble around in KOH under the slip cover as I moved the scope lens. These would look scary through a SEM. :)

Created: 2014-07-22 21:10:00 BST (+0100)
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