Observation 56493: Cystoderma jasonis (Cooke & Massee) Harmaja

When: 2010-10-24

Collection location: Oneida Co., New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eric Smith (esmith)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: Irene said she suspects jasonis due to the darker stem upwards, a darker “eye” in the middle of the cap, and not so bright white gills.

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The arthroconidia
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-10-26 03:49:27 EDT (-0400)

Yeah, they look like barrels – or rounded pillows

Irene
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-10-25 22:30:21 EDT (-0400)

How can I recognize arthroconidia… sounds like jointed barrels or something

nice addition to the fungal gallery…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-10-25 21:50:51 EDT (-0400)

and quite distinctive, when you know what you are looking for.

Could also be
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-10-25 04:46:12 EDT (-0400)

Cystoderma jasonis, easily confirmed in the microscope by its yellow arthroconidia below the cap cuticle.
Why I suspect jasonis, is the darker stem upwards, a darker “eye” in the middle of the cap, and not so bright white gills.

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