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Subulicystidium longisporum (Pat.) Parmasto (a resupinate fungus)

Date 5 October 2002
OS grid ref SU57
Lat/Lon 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 05/10/2002[A]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary on underside of wet rotten Beech wood
Associated organism: under wet, rotten wood of Fagus sylvatica
Identification Notes: Fruitbody a very thin, loose-felty white coating with projecting cystidia (obvious under dissecting microscope).
The hymenium presents a smooth almost closed surface, with abrupt margin beyond which is sparse short cobwebby mycelium.
Spore print: white, non-amyloid
Spores: narrowly fusiform, slightly sigmoid, with 2-3 large and 0-3 small oil droplets, 15-17/µm
Cystidia: narrow, with scale-like encrustation but clear ends, 90/3µm.
Basidia: 4-spored

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