Observation 18952: Basidiodendron deminutum (Bourdot)Luck-Allen

Notes:
This looks like a small film on the wood laid by a snail but actually is a heterobasidiomycete. There are similar species that are really called “snail track”. It’s a beautiful fungus for one that does not see eating in fungi exceptionally but is also very difficult to determine down to species range.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:02 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Draßburger Kogel,Draßburg,Bezirk Mattersburg,Burgenland,Austria’ to ‘Draßburger Kogel, Draßburg, Bezirk Mattersburg, Burgenland, Austria’

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microscopy?
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-02-28 09:27:45 PST (-0800)

So you actually scoped this specimen? I imagine there are lots of different things that could leave such an indistinct white film on a piece of wood. Could be bacterial even.

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