Observation 222876: Ascodichaena rugosa Butin

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This particular observation has a herbarium specimen,
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2015-11-16 23:35:20 CST (-0500)

which I will send to whomever will get interested in this. My other two referenced specimen have been sent for ID to specialists – the only problem is: both of them are lichen specialists, for I thought that was some lichen :) Will se what happens.

Because there are many similar looking fungi,
By: zaca
2015-11-16 06:39:16 CST (-0500)

the microscopy in mandatory here, to go to the species. Moreover, Ascodichaena rugosa can appear either in the anamorph or in the telemorph state, with slightly different appearance, the latter having a seasonal preference as mentioned in the paper referred within my observation of this species. Good luck!

When I looked up proposed species A.rugosa at many a website,
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2015-11-15 18:55:41 CST (-0500)

I realized that some of my observations collected on beech in Door county maybe exactly this species. See Observation 212859 and Observation 110017. In this instant case, beech doesn’t grow at the location, but oak is often mentioned as a host too. I can’t say looking at this twig what species it belongs to.

Created: 2015-11-14 09:36:43 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2015-11-16 23:35:42 CST (-0500)
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