Observation 215070: Helminthosphaeria clavariarum (Desm.) Fuckel
When: 2015-08-22
(40.5261° -76.5374° )

Notes: Ecology: Found parasitizing Clavulina cristata which was growing terrestrially under conifers; in clusters; near numerous groups of Spathulariopsis velutipes.

Dark gray surfaces with distinct perithecia covering most fruiting bodies.

(My apologies for the microscopic photos. I am in the process of obtaining an improved image capturing system.)

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Clavulina cristata spores on branch tips which did not appear to have been parasitized.
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Helminthosphaeria clavariarum Coniodophores and conidia.

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Used references: Mushroomexpert.com
Based on microscopic features: Spores, Coniodophores and conidia

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