Observation 214254: Fungi Bartl.

When: 2015-08-15

Collection location: Sieg Conference Center, Clinton Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Plischke (John Plischke)

No specimen available

Each of the roundish ball like parts was about 1/4 inch. 4 people made about 40 slides and we could not see asci or basidia

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By: Rocky Houghtby
2016-07-15 06:48:30 PDT (-0700)

That ducking spell checker will get you every time.

Mine is almost worthless.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2016-07-14 22:39:18 PDT (-0700)

Every time I attempt to write peridium, the preferred spelling kicks in and says perineum. Can anyone suggest how I could turn that infernal spell-checker off?

Where is…
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2016-07-14 21:54:10 PDT (-0700)

that smart spell-checker when you need it?!

By: Rocky Houghtby
2016-07-14 21:12:45 PDT (-0700)


and by perineum
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-07-14 20:52:42 PDT (-0700)

you mean peridium, i hope.

side note, no idea what hairs or staining you’re referring to…

There are hair-like structures
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2016-07-14 19:57:43 PDT (-0700)

on the perineum of the sporocarp on the upper left. Appears to stain umber brown in age. Growing on wood. It might help to know what species of wood it was growing on, John. Your notes say “we could not see ascu or basidia”, but your comment about Amyloid spores says “…and 40 slides to find the basidia,…” I would suspect the fungus is a basidiomycete. But that is just a guess based on what has already been stated.

Amyloid spores
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2015-09-01 17:37:15 PDT (-0700)

Yes amyloid spores and basidia. It took 4 of use over 2 dats and 40 slides to find the basidia, the fungi ball like parts were about 1/4 inch wide and the entire mushroom about 1/2 inch wide. So small but I do not have any ideas even for a genus.

are those amyloid spores and basidia?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-09-01 12:51:26 PDT (-0700)

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