Observation 74183: Zelleromyces majus (J.W. Cribb) A.H. Sm.
When: 2011-05-19
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Specimen (REH9515) on deposit in BRI, NY. Excavated from sand on roadbank in wet sclerophyll forest.

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Recognized by sight: Gasterocarp 5-33 mm broad, globose to subglobose to irregular in outline, dry, matte to obscurely subrugulose in one, pale orange to light orange white (5A4,3,2). Peridium very thin. Latex copious, white with a hint of yellow, unchanging. Gleba loculose, empty, dry, light orange to melon orange (5A6), with sterile base or with obscure basal columella.
Used references: Beaton et al. 1984. Gasteroid Basidiomycota of Victoria state, Australia 2. Russulales. Kew Bull. 39(4): 669-698.
Based on microscopic features: Globose, amyloid spores with fine short, irregular ridges

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