Observation 7874: Chlorociboria aeruginosa (Oeder) Seaver ex C.S. Ramamurthi, Korf & L.R. Batra

When: 2008-06-02

Collection location: Bassetts, Sierra Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Is it just me, or does this one have the longest name in the list? A full two lines long…

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Recognized by sight: C. aeruginosa is typically smaller than than C. aeruginascens, with a typically central stipe rather than eccentric stipe
Used references: Ramanurthi, C.S., Korf, R.P. & Batra, L.R. (1957). A revision of the North American species of Chlorociboria (Scerotiniaceae). Mycologia 49(6): 854-863.
Based on microscopic features: Chlorociboria aeruginosa spores are 9-15 X 1.4-2.8 µm versus 5-8 X 0.7-2.8 µm for Chlorociboria aeruginascens. I scoped this collection and the spores where towards the high end of C. aeruginosa.

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