BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Disciotis venosa (Pers.) Fr. (Bleach Cup)
||25 March 2005
|OS grid ref
||51° 20' N, 1° 20' W
||Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
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|Stage or state
||single fruitbody, in grass
||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.