Observation 98578: Coprinopsis variegata (Peck) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo
When: 2012-06-24
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Huge fruiting on remnants of a large dead Ash tree. Appearance and microscopic features match references.


One of numerous clusters.
Underside with developing gills of varying color.
Spores 1000X
Crush mount of gills in Melzer’s (brachybasidia?)
1000X DIC of Crush mount of gills in Melzer’s (brachybasidia?)

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Recognized by sight: Large clusters on dead Ash tree. Spore print dark brown/black.
Used references: Roody, Phillips
Based on microscopic features: Spores eliptical with pore 8-10 microns long.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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