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Schizophyllum commune Fr. (Splitgill, Common Porecrust)

Date 7 November 2014
OS grid ref SU20
Lat/Lon 50° 50' N, 1° 40' W
Location Vice County: South Hants, VC11, England
Voucher 07/11/2014[G]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary on dead, Beech bough, corticate and decorticate
Associated organism: on dead, corticate, decorticate bough of Fagus sylvatica
Identification Notes: Spore print: BFF "F" (=E), non-amyloid

Spores: hyaline, cylindric-oblong, 5-7/2-2.5µm, cyanophilic.

"Cap" superficial hyphae: hyaline, thick-walled, filamentous hyphae, c.3µm diam. Sparsely sepate, with very small clamps. No branches seen.

Similar filamentous hyphae on the inner gills surfaces, some with enlarged coralloid endings - "cystidia".

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