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Spongipellis delectans (Peck) Murrill (Spongy Mazegill)

Date 4 November 2014
OS grid ref SU20
Lat/Lon 50° 50' N, 1° 40' W
Location Vice County: South Hants, VC11, England
Voucher 04/11/2014[C]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary very wet brackets on base of large, dead, fallen Beech trunk
Associated organism: on dead, fallen trunk base of Fagus sylvatica
Identification Notes: Spore print: very pale cream, BFF "B", non-amlyoid.

Spores: smooth, hyaline, subglobular, thick-walled, with a large oil droplet, 6-7/5-6µm., apiculus hardly visible, slowly cyanophilous.

Context hyphae: unbranched, cylindric, linear, hyaline, refringement, smooth, septate, medallion clamped, 4-5µm diam.

Superficial hyphae: similar to context hyphae but more sinuous, thinner-walled, less refringent.

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