Observation 87075: Botryobasidium aureum Parmasto
When: 2012-01-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This is my first observation using microscopy. I am using two cameras and shooting hand-held through the ocular lens. I can see distinctive spore shape but have not found any other structures or filaments

prior observation

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Recognized by sight: Orange-brown powdery crust on the underside of wet rotten logs in fall and winter
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Thanks Paul
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-02-09 18:59:15 CET (+0100)

I am adding this to the species list on MO, please add to the species description page with your findings.

Damon and I
By: Paul Sadowski (pabloski)
2012-02-09 16:38:14 CET (+0100)

collected something very similar to this in NYC a couple of weeks ago. My microscopic observations point to the anamorph of Botryobasidium aureum. Your image of spores match mine. I believe these are conidia. I observed these conidia emerging from branched hyphae. For further description and illustration see MycoBank under this taxon.

Gerhard, Adolf
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-01-28 19:36:26 CET (+0100)

These spores definitely do not match Oluna /Adolf observation of the same name.


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