Observation 67008: Athelia Pers.
When: 2011-04-30
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: It was fruiting on burnt wood.

This fits Athelia well, but I didn’t get very far on species. It keyed to binuleospora/decipens couplet but the spores are shaped more like decipens (i.e, they are just ellipsoid, not pyriform), but it has clamps like binuleospora.

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4.9-6.2 X 3.1-3.4, in cotton blue
clamps were scattered, common in some hyphae and not in others. I did see connections between the two types of hyphae though.

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55% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Cortiacaeae s.l. Fungi Europaei
Based on microscopic features: no cystidia, some clamps, arrangement of basidia, 4-spored basidia not particularly distinctive

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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