Observation 49555: Phylloporus alborufus M.A. Neves & Halling
When: 2004-06-11
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: 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 09:41:51 CDT (-0400)

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

nice photo.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-08-03 22:43:38 CDT (-0400)

what does it grow with?

By: Roy Halling (royh)
2010-08-03 21:05:05 CDT (-0400)

thanks for the correction in chemical notation.

NH4 stain
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-08-03 17:08:32 CDT (-0400)

Thanks! Ammonia is NH3 and/or NH4OH.

NH4 =
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2010-08-03 16:05:55 CDT (-0400)

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

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-08-03 15:55:33 CDT (-0400)

What is NH4?

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