Growing on a Juniperus virginiana or Pinus stick. Texture ceraceous to gelatinous. Faint fruity-sweet odor. Associated with a brown rot. Hymenium not changing color in 1M KOH. All structures inamyloid. Monomitic with clamped generative hyphae. Hyphoid cystidia with secondary simple-septa present. Cystidia 102 – 133.8 × 4.1 – 4.2 µm (2 measured). Basidia 4-sterigmate. Spores smooth, thin-walled and allantoid. Spore measurements: (4.9) 5.1 – 5.9 (6.4) × (0.9) 1 – 1.6 (1.8) µm, Q = (3.1) 3.6 – 5.7 (6.9); N = 27, Me = 5.5 × 1.3 µm; Qe = 4.5

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DSC_1504 Basidia and spores at 400x in Melzer_s.JPG
DSC_1510 Basidia and spores at 400x in Melzer_s.JPG
DSC_1516 Cystidia and other structures at 400x in Melzer_s.JPG
DSC_1526 Clamped generative hyphae and other structures at 400x in Melzer_s.JPG
DSC_1543 Longitudinal section of substrate at 400x in 1M KOH.JPG

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Used references: Julich, W., & Stalpers, J. A. (1980). The resupinate non-poroid Aphyllophorales of the temperate northern hemisphere. North-Holland Publishing Company.
Bernicchia, A., & Gorjón, S. P. (2010). Corticiaceae sl Cadusso.
Ginns, J. (1998). Genera of the North American Corticiaceae sensu lato. Mycologia, 90(1), 1-35.
Ginns, J., & Lefebvre, M. N. L. (1993). Lignicolous corticoid fungi (Basidiomycota) of North America: systematics, distribution, and ecology. American Phytopathological Society
Riebesehl, J., & Langer, E. (2017). Hyphodontia sl (Hymenochaetales, Basidiomycota): 35 new combinations and new keys to all 120 current species. Mycological Progress, 16(6), 637-666.
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