Observation 87374: Corticiaceae sensu lato
When: 2012-02-03
Who: Byrain
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A pinkish crust growing on dead and burnt (Not too recent) Manzanita.

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Eyes3
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Used references: Audubon

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By: Byrain
2012-02-05 16:13:12 PST (-0800)

Thanks, looks like I’ll need to check those out. :)

And reading about Gloeocystidiellum ochraceum makes me feel like finding the right features under the microscope will take a bit more research then I anticipated. I’ll hold onto the stick till I have a better idea.

A long shot
By: Paul Sadowski (pabloski)
2012-02-05 10:29:54 PST (-0800)

But this looks a bit like Gloeocystidiellum ochraceum as pictured on MycoBank.org

Microscopic work is required to make a definite determination.

References:
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2012-02-04 16:32:56 PST (-0800)

Byrain, here are some references to get you started:
http://mushroomobserver.org/species_list/show_species_list/185

Bernicchia is good for color pictures.
The Corticiaceae of North Europe vol 1-8 is the bible but hard to find and expensive. No color, just keys and descriptions.
Ginns is helpful to know if it’s found in USA.

Crust fungi
By: Byrain
2012-02-04 12:11:51 PST (-0800)

I’m interested in learning more about crusts, but I don’t have any resources on them and am not really sure what where to start. Any pointers would be appreciated. :)

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