Bulbillomyces farinosus (Bres.) Jülich, (couscous crust)

23 Oct 2002 at OSGR: SU49 in Berks, England

Record SummaryPerfect and imperfect (aegerita) stages on bark of cut ?Alder poles beside board-walk
Found asAnamorph and Teliomorph
Date23 October 2002
Habitat featurefallen wood on damp ground
OS grid refOSGR: SU49
Lat/Lon51° 40' N, 1° 20' W
Vice CountyBerks, VC no: 22
Voucher23 Oct 2002[D]
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Notes: Imperfect (aegerita) stage:
pure white granules ≤ 0.2mm diam

Perfect stage:
greyish white hymenium with projecting cystidia visible with hand lens.
Spore print: white, non-amyloid.
Spores: broadly ellipsoid to subspherical, hyaline, smooth, 7-9.5/6.5-7µm.
Cystidia: strongly encrusted except base, 90-125/6.5-15.5µm.

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