Observation 64599: Exidia recisa (Ditmar) Fr.
When: 2011-03-22
No herbarium specimen

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I’ve seen
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-03-23 19:52:05 PDT (-0700)

some exceedingly smooth Auricularia. If anything, hymenial hairs a species-dependent characteristic, and even then sometimes best (or only) observed on young fruiting bodies. There nitty gritty of Auricularia hairstyles has been briefly hashed out elsewhere on MO: (http://mushroomobserver.org/54669). Questions/apparent contradictions are many. Answers are few.

not fuzzy
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2011-03-23 19:21:51 PDT (-0700)

Yes, one side of Auricularia usually has a velvety appearance, but Exidia is never fuzzy_.

abhymenial hairs
By: jimmiev
2011-03-23 19:14:25 PDT (-0700)

are usually macroscopically noticeable on Auricularia, giving the abyhmenium a white/grey appearance

I haven’t noticed this on Exidia

sharp edges
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2011-03-23 18:45:06 PDT (-0700)

Exidia recisa has sharp angled edges, whereas Aricularia has only smooth rounded edges.

any handy
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-03-23 18:42:10 PDT (-0700)

methods of field differentiation between Auricularia and older, auricularioid Exidia spp.?

Created: 2011-03-22 14:05:56 PDT (-0700)
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