Name: Cudonia circinans (Pers.) Fr.
Most Confident Observations:
Version: 1

First person to use this name on MO: Alan Rockefeller


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Cudonia circinans

Author: (Pers.) Fr.



Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Ascomycota

Class: Leotiomycetes

Order: Helotiales

Family: Cudoniaceae

Genus: Cudonia

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Brief Description:

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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