No Common Name Tatraea macrospora (Peck) Baral    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Leotiomycetes   >   Order Helotiales   >   Family Helotiaceae   >   Genus Tatraea   

Status:

Found solitary or in groups on decaying hardwood logs.

Description:

Fruiting body: Color varies from dirty white to light brown or gray, convex or depressed center. Stalk: Similar to cap, usually tapers down; stalk often so buried in well-rotted wood that fruiting body appears stalkless. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 9 records in the project database.

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Tatraea macrospora in Howard Co., Maryland (8/4/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Tatraea macrospora (stalk and ventral view) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/25/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Tatraea macrospora (growth habit) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/20/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Tatraea macrospora specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/4/2015). Sickle-shaped, smooth, hyaline; measured 27.5-33.2 X 6.1-7.1 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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