Observation 75732: Humaria hemisphaerica (F.H. Wigg.) Fuckel
When: 2011-08-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on a log. Releases clouds of spores when disturbed.

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After blowing on these a cloud of white spores can be seen
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Specimen ready for microscopy
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Cross section
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Cross section
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Cross section
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Outside cells 1000x
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Spores and paraphyses 1000x
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Spores and paraphyses 1000x

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: really need microscopy to tell
65% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Growing on wood on the ground.
Based on microscopic features: Spores elliptical, 20 × 10 μm, with 2 oil droplets. Brown hairs taper to a sharp point.
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Hard to tell…
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-12-10 09:59:38 CET (+0100)

but your spores look genuinely smooth. if so, that rules out H. hemisphaerica.

this key:

www.ascofrance.com/uploads/…/Revised-key-RPKedit-2-0001.doc

may be of some help.

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