Observation 159355: Tubaria furfuracea group

When: 2014-02-03

Collection location: Merritt College, Oakland, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Peter G Werner (pgwerner)

No specimen available

Collected in lawn/landscape area, in soil.

Image notes – Macro: Leica EZ4HD stereoscope/camera, all images 8x magnification, and are extended depth of focus images from multiple images, composited in Photoshop. Micro: Zeiss AxioImager A1 and Zeiss AxioCam, 100X oil immersion objective, brightfield illumination. Unsharp masking applied to all images.


8x stereoscope
8x stereoscope
8x stereoscope
Cheilocystidia, and a few basidiospores, 100x objective, Congo red stain
Basidiospores, unstained, 100x objective. Note several spores are collapsed.

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