Observation 63698: Verticillium Nees

When: 2011-02-05

Collection location: Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

Specimen available

White mold growing on Tubaria sp.
Tentative ID by Noah Siegel.
DD664 – Saved for Tom Bruns

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One name – one fungus now, but which name isn’t clear
By: Tom Bruns (pogon)
2013-01-17 09:39:09 PST (-0800)

The whole anamorph – Teleomorph world is spinning these days since the dual naming systems finally was abandoned. Each fungus now has one correct name, and that name could either be the anamorph or the teleomorph. So whereas John is correct that this is a Verticillium anamorph, that may not be the correct name for this organism now. I suspect that the name Verticillium will end up with the plant-pathogenic species, and these mushroom parasites will probably go by Teleomorphic names, but to be honest I don’t know what was decided on this group. There was a meeting at CBS in the Netherlands last year that was supposed to start sorting his out, but I don’t answer in this case.

By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2013-01-17 01:17:29 PST (-0800)

This is the anamorph which is believed to be Verticillium or at least similar looking to Verticillium. I do not believe any one ever named it or at least could further than that.

Very nice
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2011-02-20 17:55:34 PST (-0800)
Also might be described or keyed in:
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-02-20 17:32:32 PST (-0800)

Fungicolous, Lichenicolous, and Myxomyceticolous-Species of Hypocreopsis, Nectriopsis, Nectria, Peristomialis, and Trichonectria (Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden, Vol. 48) by Gary Samuels, 1988.

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-02-20 17:05:04 PST (-0800)

I noticed it in Bessette et.al. Mushrooms of NE NA.
It was described in Netherlands Journal of Plant Pathology 88, 1982. so if you have access it you can check the description…

Erin found it at Pt Reyes when we were there with Darvin a couple of weeks ago. She finds it every once in a while but didn’t know what it was.

Thanks for saving the specimen! – it’s new for the park
By: Tom Bruns (pogon)
2011-02-20 12:43:15 PST (-0800)

Maybe Noah could give some details on what makes it distinctive.

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