Observation 317677: Hypoxylaceae DC.

Notes:
Crust-like fungus that, upon closer inspection, was clearly not a typical corticioid fungus. The fungus is an anamorph with a crust like, brownish, effused structure growing on a decorticated stick, with a spreading white fibrilose margine. The crust part consisted of a thin brown layer that cracked, revealing a dark reddish trama composed of balls. Growing from the crust base were Phleogena-like stalked “puffballs”. Under the microscope, I saw that these were actually conidiogenous structures. The spores ranged in size from 3-5 × 5 µm and were inamyloid.

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Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features: Nodulosporium-like anarmorph
Based on chemical features: ITS seq

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