Observation 188432: Favolaschia (Pat.) Pat.
When: 2014-11-14
Who: jmn_myco
No herbarium specimen

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-09-30 14:00:13 CDT (-0400)

still really, really want to see this worked up.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-11-27 00:20:14 CST (-0500)

Jonathan M is right – 50 C should be just fine to have made an herbarium specimen.
If you can send it to someone who can give us microscopic details and maybe a sequence that’d be great!

if they are dried properly, the microscopical element should be present (albeit dead)
By: Jonathan M
2014-11-18 07:51:18 CST (-0500)
preserved specimen
By: Gerald (Gerald_esteban)
2014-11-18 07:13:51 CST (-0500)

Hi Danny, pretty interesting, isn’t it. I did collect the specimen but was immediately dried in an oven at 50C. before I had time to look it over under a microscope. Now I am not sure if I can still recover any spores. Will be going back to the site though, I hope I can still find fruiting bodies.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-11-17 21:47:32 CST (-0500)

this looks very special. can you revisit the collection and take closer photos? do you have access to a microscope? can you preserve and send material?

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