Observation 197536: Ganoderma meredithiae Adask. & Gilb.
When: 2014-11-21
Who: MSchink

Notes: Specimen sent to me from Texas for closer Examination. Dark melanoid material present in context. Found growing on pine. Matches Ganoderma meredithae.

Spores moderately echinulate, measured from inside unbroken spore wall.

6.7 [7.7 ; 8.1] 9.1 × 4.4 [5.1 ; 5.5] 6.3 µm
Q = 1.2 [1.4 ; 1.5] 1.7 ; N = 30 ; C = 95%
Me = 7.9 × 5.3 µm ; Qe = 1.5

8.18 x 5.16
6.79 x 4.88
7.73 x 5.43
8.29 x 6.47
7.69 x 5.18
7.64 x 5.91
8.83 x 5.52
8.43 x 5.19
8.68 x 5.79
9.31 x 5.68
8.33 x 4.65
6.69 x 4.79
7.48 x 4.70
7.12 x 4.98
7.08 x 4.94
8.03 x 5.18
7.78 x 4.50
7.59 x 4.73
7.50 x 5.91
6.84 x 5.01
7.98 x 4.79
8.56 x 6.16
7.99 x 5.81
8.05 x 5.13
8.00 x 5.41
7.92 x 5.92
7.92 x 5.41
8.04 x 5.42

Cuticle elements variable in shape, primarily clavate club shapes.

24.6 [32.2 ; 39.8] 47.4 × 6 [7.5 ; 8.9] 10.3 µm
Q = 2.9 [3.9 ; 4.9] 6 ; N = 9 ; C = 95%
Me = 36 × 8.2 µm ; Qe = 4.4

27.34 x 7.69
37.42 x 9.96
41.15 x 7.83
38.24 x 7.64
25.57 x 7.50
42.39 x 9.70
35.78 x 6.97
39.68 x 7.33
36.47 x 9.08

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Cuticle elements.
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Spore echinulations, moderately echinulate.

Proposed Names

82% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Red Laccate Ganoderma growing from Pine in the American South.
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Dark melanoid lines in context, rough type spores.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

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By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2015-01-30 23:05:38 CST (-0500)

you got it.

don’t mention it.

glad to see you using a scope. ;)

Thanks RJK
By: MSchink
2015-01-30 22:57:36 CST (-0500)

Thank you very much, I greatly appreciate it.

email me…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2015-01-30 22:52:23 CST (-0500)

@ bloodwormfungi@gmail.com

i’ll send you some and KOH or whatever you need.

Ispropyl
By: MSchink
2015-01-30 22:38:04 CST (-0500)

I got lucky and one happens to show the echniulations exceptionally well. I wish I had access to Melzers.

MSchink…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2015-01-30 22:28:49 CST (-0500)

what are they mounted in? Melzers??

nice work.

i hope you may begin to realize it’s a little bit harder than looking at them macroscopically.

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