Observation 78095: Ascocoryne cylichnium (Tul.) Korf

When: 2011-10-05

Collection location: Sewickley Heights Borough Park, Sewickley, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: Less gelatinous. More discoid.

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Should be-
By: Hamilton (ham)
2011-10-18 16:03:37 CDT (-0500)

(Tul.) Korf I think.

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-10-18 15:59:31 CDT (-0500)

who managed to name the author “& Mollisia ligni”?

By: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)
2011-10-18 15:46:27 CDT (-0500)

I’ve second-guessed myself, and it really is cylichnium. I need to get a microscope! All the specimens are growing on dead debarked logs.

I wonder
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-10-18 15:26:11 CDT (-0500)

Why not cylichnium? No sign of conidial stages, and it looks like well rotted wood. Any idea what it’s growing on?

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