Observation 87786: Tubaria (W.G. Sm.) Gillet
When: 2012-02-14
Who: Byrain
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing in wood chips under Casuarina equisetifolia.

Cheilocystidia, pleurocystidia, clamp connections, and 4-spored basidia are present. The pileus hyphae is roughened.

Spores are smooth without a germ pore, 15 were measured.
Spore range = 8 – 9 × 5 – 6 μ
Average spore = 8.4 × 5.07 μ
Average Q = 1.66

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Spores
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Mounted in melzers
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Spores
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Mounted in melzers
1μ divisions
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Cheilocystidium
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Mounted in melzers
1μ divisions
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Pleurocystidia
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Yea
By: Byrain
2012-02-15 01:04:45 CST (-0500)

Its a fair suggestion, either way I need more literature to take this farther…

Lord knows
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-02-15 00:55:49 CST (-0500)

I am not a master of the tiny and brown, I’m just suggesting it – can’t find anything in your info that rules out Tubaria

Maybe you’re right
By: Byrain
2012-02-15 00:51:40 CST (-0500)

Wasn’t really sure.

If I’d found this, I would have definitely called it a Tubaria
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-02-15 00:47:10 CST (-0500)

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