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Fujimyces oödes (Bayl. Ell.) Minter & Caine (a coelomycete)

Date 16 December 2006
OS grid ref SU56
Lat/Lon 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 16/12/2006[B]
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Stage or state Anamorph
Record Summary superficial, on dead pine cone scale under pines
Associated organism: Pinus sylvestris
Identification Notes: Conidiomata: superficial, clustered, spherical, c. 0.3mm diam, saturated, white to pale (dark) grey when moist, drying pale greyish-yellow, often with apical pore or papilla.

Conidia: abundant, hyaline, acicular, 45-55/1µm, 3-septate, unstained in Melzer's Iodine, stainning in cotton blue.

Agrees closely with Fujimyces oödes, except it is greyish instead of brown. Nearby brown blobs turned out to be insect frass.

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