Name: Cudonia circinans (Pers.) Fr.
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First person to use this name on MO: Alan Rockefeller
Editors: Joseph D. Cohen

Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Cudonia circinans

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Pers.) Fr.

Citation: Summa Veg. Scand., Sectio Post. (Stockholm): 348 (1849)

Classification:

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Ascomycota

Class: Leotiomycetes

Order: Helotiales

Family: Cudoniaceae

Genus: Cudonia

Species: Cudonia circinans

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Lifeform:
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Brief Description: [See More | Edit]

Cap: Cushion-shaped to irregularly convex; sometimes with a shallow central depression; up to 2 cm across; with the margin curled under; smooth or somewhat wrinkled; dry; creamy, pale yellow, or brown.

Stem: 2-6 cm long; up to .5 cm wide; dry; finely fuzzy or smooth; often with ridges (which may extend onto the undersurface of the cap); brownish.

Flesh: Thin; insubstantial; not gelatinous (compare with Leotia lubrica).

Microscopic Features: Spores 30-40 × 2 µ; needle-shaped; smooth; often septate.

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