Melanotus horizontalis (Bull.) P.D. Orton
(wood oysterling)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesMelanotus horizontalis (wood oysterling)
GenusMelanotus (Bot.) (a genus of oysterling toadstools)
FamilySTROPHARIACEAE (a family of toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Melanotus horizontalis (Wood Oysterling) :
1: Melanotus horizontalis (Wood Oysterling)
17 Nov 2002 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on old ply-wood drawer in garden
Image 1: Fruitbodies - in situ - uppersideImage 2: Cap - magnifiedImage 3: Cap - magnified (2)Image 4: Fruitbodies - in situ - edge view - enlargedImage 5: Fruitbodies - in situ - edge view - enlarged (2)Image 6: Fruitbodies - in situ - upper side - enlargedImage 7: Fruitbodies - in situ - underside - enlargedImage 8: Fruitbodies - in situ - underside - enlarged (2)Image 9: Fruitbodies - in situ - underside - enlarged (3)Image 10: Fruitbodies - in situ - underside - enlarged (4)Image 11: Fruitbodies - in situ - underside - enlarged (5)Image 12: Fruitbodies - in situ - underside - enlarged (6)Image 13: Fruitbodies - in situ - underside - enlarged (7)Image 14: Fruitbodies - in situ - underside - enlarged (8)Image 15: Fruitbodies - in situ - underside - enlarged (9)Image 16: Fruitbodies - in situ - underside - enlarged (10)Image 17: Fruitbody - in situ - underside - enlargedImage 18: Fruitbody - in situ - underside - enlarged (2)Image 19: Gills - magnifiedImage 20: Cheilocystidia in gill edgeImage 21: Cheilocystidia in gill edge (2)Image 22: Cheilocystidia in gill edge (3)Image 23: SporesImage 24: Spores (2)Image 25: Spores (3)Image 26: Spores (4)
2: Melanotus horizontalis (Wood Oysterling)
22 Oct 1985 OSGR: SU08 51° 40' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Image 1: Fruitbodies - side view - in situImage 2: Fruitbodies - side view - in situ (2)Image 3: Fruitbodies - top view - in situImage 4: Fruitbodies - top view - in situ (2)Image 5: Fruitbodies - top view - in situ (3)Image 6: Fruitbody - side view showing gills - lain downImage 7: Fruitbody - top view - in situ - close-upImage 8: Fruitbody - top view - in situ - enlargedImage 9: Cheilocystidia - highly magnifiedImage 10: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 11: DescriptionImage 12: Description - contd

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 5 general literature references relevant to Melanotus horizontalis (Wood Oysterling)

Melanotus horizontalis (Wood Oysterling) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 5 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Melanotus horizontalis (Wood Oysterling)
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