Observation 181844: Scutellinia (Cooke) Lambotte
When: 2014-10-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: What was interesting is the substrate —growing on a decaying Polypore (with a mazed porous underside)

Size of fruiting bodies: 1 to 2 mm wide

Orange when young, becoming light orange to yellow orange in age

Sides similarly covered, slightly lighter

White mycelium, often partially entangled in hairs

Spores 17.5 – 21.5 × 10.5 × 12.5 um, elliptical, smooth

Hairs dark brown, pointed ends, occasional “odd” septation, many with rootlets at base, 360 – 720 × 25 -30 um

Paraphyses narrow, equal to slightly enlarged at ends, which are rounded (never pointed) with encrustations appearing as particles adhering to outer surface, especially abundant at ends

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spores in asci, mounted in melzer’s
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paraphyses, mounted in melzer’s
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hair tip, mounted in melzer’s
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hair base, mounted in melzer’s
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porous underside of decaying Polypore -the substrate specimens were growing on (appears it could be Daedaleopsis confragosa or similar)

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