Observation 171452: Crepidotus (Fr.) Staude

When: 2014-07-15

Collection location: Vogel State Park, Union Co., Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: vsumycologylab

No specimen available

Mixed hardwood forest. Found with two other immature specimens, but not clustered. Growing on a fallen Quercus spp. log. The pileus was 2cm in length and 3cm in width. Top of pileus had a margin that was yellow-brown in color, and a hairy, white cotton-like texture in the internal portion. The gills were adnate with serrated edges and yellow in color. The stalk was absent giving the fruiting body a kidney like shape. Spore print was white to yellowish. Spores were ornamented, and their size was 5 × 5 microns. Did not change color when exposed to Melzer’s iodine.


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Note white hairy pubescence
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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-07-28 16:53:12 PDT (-0700)

are not serrate

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-07-28 13:54:47 PDT (-0700)

Are you sure the spore print was white/yellow and not just a light deposit?
These look like Crepidotus (brown spores).

Created: 2014-07-28 13:25:05 PDT (-0700)
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