Observation 138079: Amaurodon viridis (Alb. & Schwein.) J. Schröt.

This was growing on the underside of an oak log.
The specimen has light purple to violet-blue to blue-green to green to yellow-green color in both the mycelium and tooth like protuberances. The mycelium is light and fuzzy.
The spores match other specimens I have found:

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40x magnification.
Spores at 1000X magnification.
Spores at 1000X magnification.
Spores at 1000X magnification.

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Recognized by sight
29% (1)
Used references: Wispy fuzz like mycelium like other Phanerochaete rounded end teeth much like P. chrysorhiza.
29% (1)
Used references: Color looks similar to: http://mushroomobserver.org/79692?q=1LCnM
but the teeth are more blunt than that specimen and there is no soft fluffy mycelium around.
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Recognized by sight

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The medium was…
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2014-07-19 00:56:29 CDT (-0400)

distilled water for the spore shots.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-07-18 19:59:19 CDT (-0400)

What was your mounting medium for these micrographs?

Looked like Kavinia at first
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-07-15 23:13:52 CDT (-0400)

K. alboviridis to be specific (the only one I know), but the same differences in tooth sharpness as you pointed out for Mycoacia apply, not to mention the lack of the “albo” tooth apices. Else mentioned on another observation that many Mycoacia have shorter, more rounded teeth. Microscopy may help.

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