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Bulbillomyces farinosus (Bres.) Jülich (a resupinate fungus)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A small "whitewash" fungus of damp fallen wood of broadleaved trees in periodically flooded places in lake- and streamside woods. It is usually found in the asexual form (anamorph) as white granules which are water-dispersed, but it also forms basidiospores when conditions are right.

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Taxon Summary # images # photos # macrophotos # microphotos Date Vice-county Country
Bulbillomyces farinosus Resting stage 16 9 7 6 Oct 1999 Berks England
Bulbillomyces farinosus Perfect and imperfect stages 15 5 6 4 23 Oct 2002 Berks England
Bulbillomyces farinosus Imperfect stage 10 2 2 6 18 Sep 2002 West Sussex England
Bulbillomyces farinosus Perfect and imperfect stages 9 4 1 4 6 Oct 2001 Berks England
Bulbillomyces farinosus Imperfect stage 7 5 2 6 Oct 2013 Dorset England

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Eriksson, J., Hjortstam, K. & Ryvarden, L., 1976 The Corticiaceae of Northern Europe: 4 Hyphodermella - Mycoacia
Henrici, A., 2004 (in dried up ponds) Notes and Records (Jan 2004)
Legon, N.W., 2006 Profiles of Fungi No. 140: Bulbillomyces farinosus (Bres.) Julich
Weightman, J., 2007 (Colour photograph) Cross Dressers: Cyphelloid and other curious fungi

Bulbillomyces farinosus may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a family of basidiomycetes)
Fungi s.l.

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