Observation 71273: Daldinia Ces. & De Not.

When: 2011-07-09

Collection location: Salamonie Reservoir, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Stephen Russell (Mycota)

No specimen available

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KOH on surface looked to be a dark purple.

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And it has
By: Stephen Russell (Mycota)
2011-07-09 18:33:25 PDT (-0700)

concentric bands on the inside when it is cut open.

Added an image
By: Stephen Russell (Mycota)
2011-07-09 18:30:25 PDT (-0700)

of the KOH reaction on the surface. Appeared to be a dark purplish hue.

Also, they do have a base on it, similar to a small Morganella pyriformis.

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-07-09 18:11:45 PDT (-0700)

Well that was an asco questioning!

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-07-09 18:08:02 PDT (-0700)

has that black small base on it most times. If you blow up the first image, I’d have to agree with you on that count. See, ascos are fun!

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-07-09 17:57:10 PDT (-0700)

so what about Daldinia childiae?

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-07-09 17:49:48 PDT (-0700)

laughing. Now theres the Noah I knowa!

okay fine
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-07-09 17:47:21 PDT (-0700)

It’s a stupid asco, who cares what it is!

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-07-09 17:43:19 PDT (-0700)

You cant have your cake and eat it too. Either its an asco or its not.

First time
By: Stephen Russell (Mycota)
2011-07-09 17:42:05 PDT (-0700)

Ive seen that as well. I saved a few for that reason.

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-07-09 17:39:00 PDT (-0700)

never seen a Daldinia start off orange before. Maybe some day I will learn them… Until then Daldinia concentrica group it is…

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