Observation 177057: Clavariaceae sensu lato

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Recognized by sight
18% (4)
Recognized by sight
28% (4)
Recognized by sight: what type of wood?
Based on microscopic features: are the spores amyloid?
7% (3)
Recognized by sight: but that is not supposed to grow on wood…
56% (1)
Recognized by sight

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This just in: the spore print is light brown,
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2014-09-14 17:38:58 BST (+0100)

with strong hues of what I’d describe as either goldenish or fresh-rust color – the color that iron adds to a picture when it starts oxidizing. Artomyces has white spores. Also, upon close examination, it doesn’t have that cup-like structure surrounded by points that Artomyces is supposed to have, so I sunk the Artomyces suggestion down to the basement.
Also see observation 178318 for identical species.

i’ll take it…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-09-07 00:13:36 BST (+0100)


Responding to question about spores and wood:
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2014-09-06 23:19:16 BST (+0100)

I don’t have means to see the spores. The stump is from what used to be white pine, if I remember correctly. I do have the specimen saved for brave souls who wants to go down and dirty on this one.

Created: 2014-09-06 00:37:41 BST (+0100)
Last modified: 2014-09-15 19:18:03 BST (+0100)
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