Observation 19247: Dendrothele incrustans (P.A. Lemke) P.A. Lemke
When: 2009-03-07
No herbarium specimen

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17% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: some kind of crust? very arty on the backside of madrone bark; reminds me a bit of some of Gerhard’s recently posted fungal hieroglyphics…
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Only one species is listed in Ginns, as growing on Madrone for Aleurodiscus or Dendrothele.
Used references: Ginns, J. and M. N. L. Lefebvre.  1993.  Lignicolous Corticioid Fungi (Basidiomycota) of North America.  Mycologia Memoir No. 19.  APS Press, St. Paul, Minn.  247p
Based on microscopic features: It would help to know if the spores are amyloid or not.

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good work, Myxomop!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-05-17 21:15:33 PDT (-0700)

your evil plan is working…you are digging up interesting old unknowns, and bringing them back to the ID table for a fresh look.

yeah, this was a great find…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-05-17 20:58:33 PDT (-0700)

didn’t you have a name for this, Darv?

hieroglyphics
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-03-08 18:28:55 PDT (-0700)

yes, you are right; this seems to be one of those “hieroglyphics” but you would have to microscope it; however, it would be interesting if you kept some of it and could send some to me maybe…with just the naked eye I would say it looks a bit like Dendrothele or Aleurodiscus but I am not familiar which genera are around there … with the micro I could solve the mystery most probably.

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