Observation 78980: Descomyces albellus (Massee & Rodway) Bougher & Castellano

When: 2011-10-07

Collection location: Kaipara harbour, Auckland, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Michael W (Michael Wallace)

No specimen available

A gastroid form of Descolea with fairly large ellipsoid-fusoid utriculate spores and a peridiopellis similar in form to that of Descolea, an epithelium with thin walled ellipsoid to pyriform terminal elements.
The yellow staining of the outer peridium is a good diagnostic characteristic typical of the genus.

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