Observation 68995: Corticiaceae sensu lato

When: 2011-06-11

Collection location: Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hamilton (ham)

No specimen available

On hardwood. Up to about 2 millimeters wide.



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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: It starts out looking like a small cup, but ends up looking like a cluster of insect eggs.
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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-11-30 19:00:09 EST (-0500)


must have been was what I was thinking of. at second glance, I’d say there’s little chance those are gills. was this observed later in its development? looks like it might get merulioid/serpuloid as it grows.

i’m thinking
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-07-01 23:20:51 EDT (-0400)

an appressed basidio with gills and only gills protruding directly from the substrate. there are a few tropical species which exhibit this. i’ll try to find some pictures.

Hey there myxo-
By: Hamilton (ham)
2011-07-01 14:36:30 EDT (-0400)

These are flat circular-ish little doodads that have a number of tiny whitish split tipped appendages sticking out of them in various directions.

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