Observation 218732: Nidula candida (Peck) V.S. White
When: 2015-10-13
(39.7407° -123.6317° 711m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Habitat notes: Growing on top of rotted log within a mixed coniferous-broadleaf (Black Oak, Doug.-Fir, Bay Laurel, Madrone) forest

Key characters used to ID: Light brown, smooth peridioles. Microscopic characters: “Spores 6.5–10 × 4.5–6.5 μm, broadly ellipsoid to amygdaliform, smooth, hyaline” (Desjardin and Wood, 2015).

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Nidula in the foreground. Trametes versicolor toward the top of the image.
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Nidula
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Nidula spore taken from the peridioles of a dried specimen [40× objective lens × 10× optical lens = 400× total magnification]

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