Observation 92856: Bactridium flavum Kunze

When: 2012-04-15

Collection location: Kelley Point Park, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sava Krstic (sava)

No specimen available

Found by Judy Roger.

Growing or rotting log, probably cottonwood. About 1 mm broad.

The surface seems to consist entirely of cells as in the first microshot. They are 10 units long at 40x magnification, which is 0.25 mm.

I need some education here…

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it looks
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-08-28 04:38:10 +06 (+0600)

like there are a number of species possibilities, differentiated at least somewhat by condia size and the number of septations:


By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2015-11-20 11:52:30 +06 (+0600)

Thanks for the id.

Wonder if it will grow
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2012-04-16 13:51:48 +06 (+0600)

Thanks, Irene.I’m going to keep it in a “wet chamber”. Maybe it will grow into its sexual stage?

It’s a conidial stage
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-04-16 13:16:18 +06 (+0600)

of something, but I have no idea what..

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