Observation 6991: Hypomyces aurantius (Pers.) Fuckel

When: 2008-03-08

Collection location: Sebastopol, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

Specimen available

Notes:
On the pore surface of an old Trametes versicolor. It was fresh just about one year ago and can be seen in observation 2807
DD 631

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total magnification = 100X (medium dry)
Mounted in 3% KOH.

Proposed Names

92% (2)
Recognized by sight: Color of subiculum and perithecia are visible.
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Used references: Breitenbach J. and F. Kranzlin, editors. 1984. Fungi of Switzerland Vol. 1. Mykologia, Luzern. 310p.
Keizer, G. J. 1996. Encyclopaedia of Fungi. Rebo Productions, Lissa, Netherlands. 286p.
Rogerson, Clark T. and Gary J. Samuels. 1993. Polyporicolous Species of Hypomyces. Mycologia 85(2): 231-272.

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cool
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2008-03-10 00:48:03 GMT (+0000)

I have not seen that before, I will keep an eye out. Its really cool how we can see what it looked like last year.

Very cool fungus!
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2008-03-09 22:11:22 GMT (+0000)

Hi Darvin. This one’s pretty cool. I wonder what its distribution is in the US? I’ve never seen it here in Wisconsin.

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