When: 2015-12-13

Collection location: Franklin Parker Preserve, Chatsworth, New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

Who: Luke Smithson (Mycofreak )

No specimen available

Notes:
-Largest fruitbody 4 cm x 4 cm and >2cm imbedded into bark of fallen pine tree. Most of the other abundant fruitbodies were long and thin, deeply recessed into the fissures between the bark plates.
-Hymenial surface yellow and waxy in feel and look.
-Surface full of folds and ridges, but with no pores (smooth under a loupe). Outer margin white and pubescent, up to 2cm wide.
Spores: up to 20um x 5 um. Variously segmented up to 6 times. Possilby dextrinoid?

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Largest of the fruitbodies @ 4 cm x 4 cm
The more typical look of the fruit bodies that covered the tree.
Very granular looking fluid filling hyphae. Grains spilling out when hyphae ruptured. Mounted in meltzers.
Spores in meltzers. Up to 20um x 5um
Basidia > 50um long.
Some hyphae w/ very thick walls, filled with the granular cytoplasm. In meltzers. 5-6um thick.

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