Observation 23447: Crepidotus applanatus var. applanatus
When: 2009-07-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found and id’ed by others at the SMG meeting.

We actually looked at the spores here, they were globose and finely spiny, about 5-7 um in size. So that agrees well with the species.

I asked about a larger spored version, with spores 8-10 um in size. It seems that this doesn’t exist in Europe, at least they hadn’t heard of it. Although this seems to exist in the north east of the US at least.

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In the applanatus vicinity
By: Dimitar Bojantchev (dimitar)
2009-07-23 15:53:13 PDT (-0700)

The white with subglobose spores, sounds in the Applanatus group. These are all clamped, but checking is good in this Genus in general.

Hmm… interesting…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-07-23 02:26:28 PDT (-0700)

Hmm… ok, then. Next week I’ll try to look up some info on that species, and take a look at the details.

It would be nice to just include a large variation in spore size, since other than that the two are exactly the same.

If you mean Crepidotus malachius
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-22 10:50:09 PDT (-0700)

this is a species that most of the mycologists in Europe do still synonymize with that.

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