Observation 352630: Lopharia “fp-105043” crypt. temp.

Growing on a hardwood stick, likely Cercis canadensis. Effused-reflexed white distinct margins and appearing to be perennial. All structures inamyloid. Dimitic with clamped generative hyphae. Hyphidia absent. Heavily encrusted lamprocystidia abundant, projecting 47.55 µm to 137.72 µm (33 measured). Cystidia hyaline to yellowish or brownish. Complete cystidia were difficult to measure but cystidia were measured at up to 205.77 µm long and 22.85 µm wide. Spores hyaline, thin-walled and smooth. Spore measurements: (8.3) 8.8 – 11.4 (12.3) × (5.7) 6.3 – 7.8 (8.5) µm, Q = (1.2) 1.24 – 1.6 (1.8); N = 26, Me = 10 × 7.1 µm; Qe = 1.4

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DSC_8072 100x in Melzers.JPG
DSC_8075 Squashed at 100x in Melzers.JPG
DSC_8092 Cystidia and skeletal hyphae at 400x in Melzers.JPG
DSC_8093 Cystidia and skeletal hyphae at 400x in Melzers.JPG
DSC_8097 Cystidia and skeletal hyphae at 400x in Melzers.JPG
DSC_8100 Spore and other structures at 400x in Melzers.JPG
DSC_8104 Cystidia, skeletal hyphae and spores at 400x in Melzers.JPG
DSC_8114 Cystidia, clamped generative hyphae and skeletal hyphae at 400x in Melzers.JPG
DSC_8117 Cystidia and hyphae at 400x in Melzers.JPG
DSC_8118 Spore at 400x in Melzers.JPG
DSC_8121 Spores and other structures at 400x in Melzers.JPG
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Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Used references: Ryvarden, L. (2010). Stereoid fungi of America. Fungiflora.
Chamuris, G. (1988). The non-stipitate stereoid fungi in the northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. Mycol. Mem., 14, 41-45.
Bernicchia, A., & Gorjón, S. P. (2010). Corticiaceae sl Cadusso.
Julich, W., & Stalpers, J. A. (1980). The resupinate non-poroid Aphyllophorales of the temperate northern hemisphere. North-Holland Publishing Company.
Liu, S. L., Nakasone, K. K., Wu, S. H., He, S. H., & Dai, Y. C. (2018). Taxonomy and phylogeny of Lopharia ss, Dendrodontia, Dentocorticium and Fuscocerrena (Basidiomycota, Polyporales). MycoKeys, (32), 25.
Talbot, P. H. (1954). On the Genus Lopharia Kalchbrenner & MacOwan. Bothalia, 6(2), 339-344.
Talbot, P. H. B. (1951). Studies of some South African Resupinate Hymenomycetes. Bothalia, 6(6).
Justo, A., & Hibbett, D. S. (2011). Phylogenetic classification of Trametes (Basidiomycota, Polyporales) based on a five-marker dataset. Taxon, 60(6), 1567-1583.
Based on microscopic features
-57% (1)
Used references
Based on microscopic features: Closest microscopic match but the cystidia are too long for this species, and it’s only known from Asia and Africa
-21% (2)
Used references
Based on microscopic features: Known from North America but the spore Q is too small for this species and the cystidia are too long
86% (1)
Recognized by sight: Unnamed species from Mississippi, no microscopic data so far
Used references: BLAST results
Based on microscopic features

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