When: 2018-08-12

Collection location: Buncombe Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mike Hopping (AvlMike)

No specimen available

found on a partially decorticated oak log. Gill margination is slightly visible in the photo but became significantly more pronounced as the caps dried to a dingy brown. Spore widths are slightly greater than noted in the literature.


Callistosporium purpureomarginatum.jpg

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55% (1)
Based on microscopic features: spores smooth, 4.5-6 × 3.5-4 um
Based on chemical features: KOH on cap instantly green

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