Observation 49555: Phylloporus alborufus M.A. Neves & Halling

Herbarium specimen available (MAN 22) deposited in NY and USJ.

Proposed Names

84% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Lacks cyanescent flesh, is quite red, but is otherwise very close to P. leucomycelinus.
Used references: Neves & Halling. 2010. Mycologia 102: 923-943.
Based on microscopic features: Differs in some features compared to P. leucomycelinus, by possessing encrusted cystidia and shorter spores.
Based on chemical features: NH4 blue on exposed flesh.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Roy Halling (royh)
2010-08-04 15:41:51 CEST (+0200)

Maria Alice shoots pretty good images. Lots more data at the Macrofungi of Costa Rica website

nice photo.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-08-04 04:43:38 CEST (+0200)

what does it grow with?

By: Roy Halling (royh)
2010-08-04 03:05:05 CEST (+0200)

thanks for the correction in chemical notation.

NH4 stain
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-08-03 23:08:32 CEST (+0200)

Thanks! Ammonia is NH3 and/or NH4OH.

NH4 =
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2010-08-03 22:05:55 CEST (+0200)

Ammonia. And not the lemon scented stuff. Can’t do a subscript NH~4~

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-08-03 21:55:33 CEST (+0200)

What is NH4?

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