Notes:
Growing gragariously on grass stems and other herbaceous plant matter as well as a Juglans nigra petiole in a floodplain. Locally abundant. Cups oriented upwards. Dendrohyphidia present on the outsides of the cups. Basidia 4-spored. Spores hyaline and ellipsoid. Spore measurements: (4.1) 4.13 – 4.45 (4.5) × 2.4 – 3 µm, Q = (1.4) 1.5 – 1.8 (1.9); N = 6, Me = 4.3 × 2.7 µm; Qe = 1.6

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Dendrohyphidia in 5% KOH
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Spores attached to basidia in 5% KOH

Proposed Names

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Used references: Singer, R. (1979). Keys for the identification of the species of Agaricales. In Sydowia; annales mycologici.
Cooke, W. B. (1961). The cyphellaceous fungi: a study in the Porotheleaceae. Berger.
Based on microscopic features: Spores hyaline and ellispoid. Spore size.

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