Observation 89171: Exidia pithya Fr.

When: 2012-03-11

Collection location: Bratlalm, Wenigzell, Bezirk Hartberg, Styria, Austria [Click for map]

Who: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)

No specimen available


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Recognized by sight: on spruce twigs

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By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2012-03-13 12:21:58 EET (+0200)
It is,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-03-13 12:17:19 EET (+0200)

and I now checked the photos again. There is in magnifying not even a trace of any punctation.

By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2012-03-13 12:15:33 EET (+0200)

…without any gland dots it seems to be E. pithya. But I think it could be difficult to check if there are any dots on thin and dry fruitbodies – isn’t it?

I found E. plana on conifers too, especially spruce,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-03-13 12:09:24 EET (+0200)

but here I did not observe any dots so I call this E. pithya which is also very common by the way.

You’re sure
By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2012-03-13 12:04:56 EET (+0200)

…that this is E. pithya? Because I’ve found E. nigricans/ plana also on conifers:

In the same discussion there are some pics about E. pithya in comparism to E. nigricans/ plana: