Observation 238498: Kretzschmaria Fr.

Notes:
Kretschmarioid xylaria; note iridescent blue cast to aggregated spores at ostiolar mouths, also present in RLC1492 (Observation 261512)

Substrate: corticate log, 8-10 cm diam

Habitat: Northwest Andean montane forest (NT0145)

Collectors: D. Newman & R. Vandegrift

Collection #: RLC1275

Photomicrography and molecular data forthcoming

Species Lists

Images

Canon EOS 6D + Nikon AF Micro Nikkor 60mm f/2.8D
0.4 sec, ISO 100
Focus Stacked with Zerene Stacker (6 Images)
Color Corrected w/ X-Rite ColorChecker Passport
Canon EOS 6D + MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x
4.0 sec, f/16, ISO 400
Canon EOS 6D + MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x
10 sec, f/16, ISO 400
Canon EOS 6D + MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x
4.0 sec, f/16, ISO 400

Proposed Names

31% (2)
Based on microscopic features: germ slits sigmoidal and spore length
50% (2)
Recognized by sight
29% (1)
Recognized by sight

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