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Hyphoderma setigerum (Fr.) Donk (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[C]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary towards base of old damp fallen Beech log
Associated organism: under old, damp, rotten log of Fagus sylvatica
Identification Notes: Pale pinkish buff coating with thick projecting cystidia (clear visible under hand lens).
Hymenium a soft, closed, lumpy surface; margin abrupt and often showing paler underlying hyphae; some loose cobwebby mycelium adjacent.
Spore print: white, non-amyloid.
Spores: ellipsoid, hyaline, smooth, 8-13/5µm, 8-12/4-5µm.
Basidia: 4-spored, 35/µm, sterigmata 6.5µm long.
Cystidia: 190/10-18µm, cylindric or clamped (when ≤280/≤38µm), septate, clamped or not, often encrusted.

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