Disciotis venosa (Pers.) Fr., (bleach cup)


25 Mar 2005 at OSGR: SU46 in Berks, England

Record Summarysingle fruitbody, in grass
Found asFruitbody
Date25 March 2005
OS grid refOSGR: SU46
Lat/Lon51° 20' N, 1° 20' W
Vice CountyBerks, VC no: 22
CountryEngland
Voucher25 Mar 2005[A]
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Notes: Smell: chlorine (swimming baths), quite strong but short-lived, immediately after damage.

Hymenium composed of hyaline septate hyphae up to 200x8µm, these are immature and could be asci or paraphyses. The septa have a small central structure visible under x40 objective. No sign of spores, shed or immature, not even singletons in three preps, even though the fruitbody appeared past its best.

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