Observation 159838: Ascomycota Caval.-Sm.

When: 2013-07-30

Collection location: Toft Point State Natural Area, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

No specimen available

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Let me check my gall books to see if I come up with similar stuff.
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2014-02-18 19:10:00 CST (-0500)
i would of loved to look at them you know :)
By: Jonathan M
2014-02-18 11:14:57 CST (-0500)

but to be honest the more I look at it the more i think it might be some sort of insect galls , but I beleive it might be a coelomycetes and those are quite a challenge!

Couldn’t ID the plant without flower.
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2014-02-17 19:55:16 CST (-0500)

I used to save these hoping someone would want to get a hold of the actual specimen to ID the fungus, but I gave up at some point: figured either nobody is interested or nobody knows them well enough (well, I am sure there are people who know them well enough, but they are not part of MO – why bother with amateurs :-(

How about…
By: Byrain
2014-02-17 14:28:47 CST (-0500)

anything that could narrow down obs 156251 at all? (Not to sidetrack Andrew’s obs….)

it really depend on what the micro look like
By: Jonathan M
2014-02-17 14:01:16 CST (-0500)

some genera can be identified without the host but quite for quite a few it is a huge plus to have the host too.

Jonathan
By: Byrain
2014-02-17 13:29:48 CST (-0500)

Do you have any good references for leaf spots that relies on micro before host?

and more inportantly : micropictures?
By: Jonathan M
2014-02-17 13:16:57 CST (-0500)
Host?
By: Byrain
2014-02-17 11:59:13 CST (-0500)