Observation 97424: Deconica (W.G. Sm.) P. Karst.

When: 2012-06-15

Collection location: Kahite Trail, Vonore, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

35.561° -84.2329° 274m

Who: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)

Specimen available

Found on woodchips on mulched trail.

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Recognized by sight: Purple-brown spore print

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Deconica sp.
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-06-26 16:17:17 PDT (-0700)

The presence of chrysocystidia suggested Deconica here, but also a nucleotide BLAST querry from ITS sequence data obtained from this specimen revealed a 96% ITS region sequence similarity with Deconica rhombispora.

By: Image Sharer (image sharer)
2012-06-16 09:13:00 PDT (-0700)

Very cool. I have to ask the dreaded question: Microscopy, my friend?

cool find!
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-06-16 08:13:57 PDT (-0700)

Nice one Christine!

No herbarium specimen??
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-06-15 16:16:00 PDT (-0700)

Created: 2012-06-15 15:56:34 PDT (-0700)
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