Observation 79473: Gerronema icterinum (Singer)
When: 2011-10-08
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Very small, max cap size was 12 mm. On very rotten wood.

I could not find any spores.

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174451
174447
174448
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174575
pileipellis, pileus trama, lamellar trama, gill edge and face, 100x
174576
pileipellis
174577
gill crush mount
174578
basidia 400x
174579
basidia 400x

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: “Cap 8-15 mm diam., transparently striate, convex, yellow. Lamellae of the same colour or lighter, decurrent on the stem, subdistant to distant. Stem 12-18 × 1-1,5 mm, sam colour as cap, cylindric, wider at the base, central to slightly eccentric, basal mycelium tomentose, white, veil absent.”
Used references: Wright, Jorge E., Bernando E. Lechner & Orlando Popoff. Pictoral Atlas of Fungi of Iguazu National Park. Buenos Aires: LOLA, 2008. pg 48-49.

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Great size
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2013-12-04 23:29:36 CST (-0500)

Great size comparison photo! Best I’ve seen.

Micro description
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-12-04 21:38:44 CST (-0500)

for G. icterinum is:

Pileipelis a cutis with thin- t thick-walled, clamped hyphae, 4-7 μm diam. Hymenophoral trama irregular, generative hyphae clamped, 3-4 μm diam. Subhymenium 1-=25 μm thick, formed by globose to ovoid cells. Basidia 34-38 × 8-8,5 μm, 4-spored, clavate. Cheilocystidia mostly narrow, 38-40 × 4-4,5 μm, clavate, others 42-45 × 7-8 μm, fusoid. Basidiospores 6-8 × 5,5-7 μm, subglobose to ellipsoid, smooth, hyaline, inamyloid.

cool as hell.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-11-11 15:41:43 CST (-0500)

but as to its name? dunno.

I tough the first picture was a beetle for a sec
By: Jonathan M
2011-10-13 21:07:38 CDT (-0400)

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