Observation 200555: Annulohypoxylon thouarsianum (Lév.) Y.M. Ju, J.D. Rogers & H.M. Hsieh

When: 2015-03-12

Collection location: Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

know how when you collect a cramp ball and the inside of your tackle box gets all black?

that’s the spores, shown here.

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Recognized by sight: rounded black hemisphere/ pimpled carboniferous ball on dead (SOD-killed) oak
Based on microscopic features: long spores, mounded. flattened at bottom, black, smooth, thick-walled, many small vacuoles inside.
20-22 × 7-8 microns, mounted in water.

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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