Observation 35148: Pachyella clypeata (Schwein.) Le Gal
When: 2010-03-27
No herbarium specimen


[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:58:31 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve, Butte CO, CA’ to ‘Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve, Butte Co., California, USA

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Recognized by sight: small, brown gelatinous cushion-shaped asco, with teeny tiny stipe.
Based on microscopic features: spores with twin oil drops.
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Recognized by sight: Bill called it (thank you, Bill). macro fits: gelatinous pale brown cushion, sessile on wet wood, micro has twin oil drops. I’ll run it by the guy who scoped it, but so far it looks good! here’s a link to Kuo’s page:

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Looks like a Pachyella check against P. clypeata description
By: Bill Neill (Bill Neill)
2010-03-29 17:49:09 PDT (-0700)

Have found this in the East/MA. Usually found on very wet wood like log jams in streams etc.

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