When: 2011-06-11

Collection location: Pipi Valley, El Dorado Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

Specimen available

Growing on a well decayed conifer log.

CombineZP was used to merge the first two micrographs which have different depths of field to create the third micrograph which incorporates the in-focus areas of the first two pictures.


stacked input 1 – center of gill is in focus
stacked image 2 – edge of gill is in focus
The two previous micrographs combined with focus stacking using CombineZP.
gill edge, basidia
Spores 1000x, 10.92 micrometer divisions

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95% (4)
Recognized by sight: On a well decayed conifer log
Based on microscopic features: Spores tear drop shaped, smooth, 7 × 3 mirometers

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