Observation 85661: Typhula (Pers.) Fr.

When: 2011-12-31

Collection location: Beaverton, Washington Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sava Krstic (sava)

No specimen available

Found on several leaves in one place at Tualatin Hills Nature Park.

No idea what these are. They are tough and filled with a gelatinous stretchable mass. Bean/kidney shape with a chord attached in the middle.

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Looking for Mycenas
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2012-01-05 01:41:45 JST (+0900)

… you find all kinds of small things. :)

Thanks, Debbie. I still need to learn about Typhula and [S/s]clerotia.

great photo Sava!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-01-05 01:33:09 JST (+0900)

Do Typhula sp. start out as Endophytic Fungi, then produce sclerotium and fruit from the leaves once they are dropped?

Oh no, now I’m gonna have to start turning over leaves in the woods, too!

Andreas and Irene
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2012-01-05 01:22:47 JST (+0900)

Thanks for your help!

Good idea
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-01-04 21:49:53 JST (+0900)
Looks like a sclerotium
By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2012-01-04 19:27:48 JST (+0900)

of a Typhula species e.g. T. phacorrhiza
Regards, Andreas

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