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Observation 371420: Dacrymyces minor Peck

Notes:
Growing on a Quercus stick. Clamps absent. Basidia 2-sterigmate and tuning-fork-shaped. Spores smooth, hyaline, allantoid and apiculate; becoming faintly 3-septate at maturity and budding to form conidia. Spore measurements: (12.8) 13.2 – 14.5 (15.8) × (5) 5.4 – 5.8 (6.3) µm, Q = (2.1) 2.3 – 2.7 (2.8); N = 30, Me = 13.9 × 5.6 µm; Qe = 2.5

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DSC_2224 Basidia at 400x in NH4OH (2 drops), congo red (1 red) and phloxine (1 drop).JPG
DSC_2240 Spores at 400x in NH4OH (2 drops), congo red (1 red) and phloxine (1 drop).JPG
DSC_2255 Spores at 400x in NH4OH (2 drops), congo red (1 red) and phloxine (1 drop).JPG

Proposed Names

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Used references: Martin, G. W. (1952). Revision of the north central Tremellales (No. 423). State University of Iowa.
Kennedy, L. L. (1958). The genus Dacrymyces. Mycologia, 50(6), 896-915.
Brasfield, T. W. (1938). The Dacrymycetaceae of temperate North America. American Midland Naturalist, 20(1), 211-235.
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