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Craterellus cornucopioides (L.) Pers. (Horn Of Plenty)

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[J]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary under Holly, Beech, oak.
Identification Notes: Spore print: BFF "saffron", non-amyloid.

Spores: smooth, hyaline, oblong, sometimes slightly phaseoliform in side view, 10.5-13/6-8µm, cyanophilic.

Basidia: mostly 2-spored, occasionally 4-spored, cylindric, with large oil droplets.

Cap cuticle: unclamped, septate, filamentous hyphae c. 5µm diam, ending with chains of sausage-shaped cells upto 20µm wide; thin-walled and easily distorted.

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