Observation 70701: Basidiomycota R.T. Moore

When: 2011-06-25

Collection location: Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala, India [Click for map]

Who: Milo (Mycophiliac)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: “Collections identified as A. delicata are found to be polyphyletic and distributed in four clades. Variation in the presence or absence of a medulla layer in some species, previously a key morphological character, has made it evident that additional characters are required to reflect the genetic diversity in the genus. A new taxonomic character, the schizomedulla, is discussed and shown to distinguish two novel species, A. subglabra and A. scissa, from the morphologically similar species A. delicata. A reticulate, merulioid hymenial surface can no longer be considered a character unique to A. delicata. Furthermore, ITS data from the voucher specimen from which the genome of A. delicata was produced indicates this species is A. subglabra.”
Used references: www.pnwfungi.org/pdf_files/manuscripts_volume_8/naf20136.pdf‎

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By: Milo (Mycophiliac)
2011-07-02 20:45:47 PDT (-0700)

pictures, although I do have the specimen, dehydrated. I’ll hold onto it if you’re interested.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-07-02 14:46:44 PDT (-0700)

this looks considerably different from any A. delicata I’ve seen. there appears to be intervenosity in between some distinctly gill-like ridges as opposed to the anastomose/honeycomb pattern on the classic A. delicata.

any more pictures? microscopy?

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