Observation 84479: Orbilia sarraziniana Boud.

When: 2011-09-17

Collection location: Walking Iron Park, Dane Co., Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

No specimen available

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By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2011-12-13 09:11:38 WIB (+0700)

I know there are a number of species of them. Its been about 10 years since I took the scope to them and I remember spores ver very small and I needed 1000X to see them. I could never find good literature but I did manage to ID Orbilia delicatula which was orangish colored and O. inflatula which was cream colored here in PA. Prehaps next year I can try to find some better papers on them and give them another try. They seem fairly common but just overlooked at least around here.


Orbilia sarraziniana – maybe?
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2011-12-12 03:33:34 WIB (+0700)

After John submitted genus Orbilia name, I looked around and found several species of Orbilia, most are very poorly represented by images, and most are from European sites/databases. I found Orbilia sarraziniana at Iowa State university Herbarium site, and it looks promising. There isn’t much info on the genus in America, it seems, so it could be any other species. If anybody has links to any info on the species/genus, please share them here if you would.

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