Observation 79014: Plantae Haeckel
When: 2011-10-08
Who: Byrain
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I found a bunch of these spores when I was scoping a small fragment of a grass blade for observation 79007 (http://mushroomobserver.org/79007?q=7owe). Based on 20 spores the range is 24-30 × 21-27 μ.

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Images

173310
Spores
1000x
Mounted in H2O
1μ divisions
173311
Spore
1000x
Mounted in H2O
1μ divisions
173312
Spores
1000x
Mounted in H2O
1μ divisions

Proposed Names

-57% (1)
Recognized by sight
93% (3)
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Looks like a good guess.
By: Byrain
2011-10-25 21:49:15 PDT (-0700)

I didn’t even think of it before, thanks.

Pollen grains?
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2011-10-25 21:22:46 PDT (-0700)

The third illustration here looks kind of similar:

http://askabiologist.asu.edu/images/pollen-gallery

Sort of fits with the Pac-Man mouth.

No one knows?
By: Byrain
2011-10-25 20:09:40 PDT (-0700)

What has large spiny pacman-shaped spores?

The yellowish blobs in each picture were always near the spores, not sure what they are and how they are(n’t) related.

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