Observation 220884: Deconica (W.G. Sm.) P. Karst.

Notes:
Growing in muck near a well-decayed, moss covered log. Either hardwood or northern white cedar. Too decayed to tell. Cap with small scales. Hyphae without clamp connections. Basidia 4-spored.

Spores (from roman aqueduct section, so could be immature):

9.5 × 5.8 µm
11.1 × 6.1 µm
9.3 × 5.9 µm
8.7 × 6.0 µm
9.4 × 5.5 µm
8.7 x 4.9 µm
8.9 x 5.9 µm
8.7 x 6.1 µm
9.7 x 5.6 µm
10.1 × 6.1 µm

Images

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Hyphae in pileipellis in 5% KOH at 100×.
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Spores in 5% KOH at 100×. From roman aqueduct section, so these could be immature.
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Basidium from above in 5% KOH at 100×.
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Cheilocystidium from above in 5% KOH and congo red at 100×.
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Cheilocystidium from above in 5% KOH and congo red at 100×.

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By: Django Grootmyers (heelsplitter)
2015-10-28 04:13:09 CDT (-0500)

add more later.

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