BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Byssomerulius corium (Pers.) Parmasto (Netted Crust)
||1 November 2014
|OS grid ref
||50° 60' N, 1° 40' W
||Vice County: South Wilts, VC8, England
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|Stage or state
||on dead, fallen oak twig
||on dead, fallen twig of Quercus
||Fresh damp fruitbody easily, completely and intactly, peels off the substrate with a finger nail.
Spore print: almost white, BFF "B", non-amyloid.
Spores: cylindric-ellipsoiid, smooth, hyaline, usually with one or two oil drops, 5-7.5/3-3.5µm, (many spores 7µm long); cyanophilic (staining blue in lactophenol cotton blue).
Cuticle: filamentous, smooth, hyaline, very thick-walled wtih narrow lumen, occasionally septate, not clamped, occasionally branched, 3-5µm diam. with rounded tips.
Contact cuticle (where attached to substrate) similar, walls less thick, more branched, occasionally with swollen junctions.
Context: similar hyphae; crystals present in the layer above the hymenium, but they're mostly not attached to the hyphae.