No Common Name Chlorencoelia versiformis (Persoon) J.R. Dixon    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Leotiomycetes   >   Order Helotiales   >   Family Helotiaceae   >   Genus Chlorencoelia   

Status:

Found scattered or in groups on decaying wood.

Description:

Fruiting body: Usually well under 1" in diameter; fertile (upper) surface some shade of olive, orange, and brown; infertile surface red-brown in maturity; round, flat to saucer- or cup-shaped. Stalk: Short.

This species and the look-alike C. torta can only be separated microscopically. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 15 records in the project database.

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The dorsal (fertile) side of Chlorencoelia versiformis fruiting bodies in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Chlorencoelia versiformis (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Chlorencoelia versiformis in Howard Co., Maryland (11/2/2013). Spores were not examined and ID based on macro characteristics only. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Chlorencoelia versiformis (ventral/infertile side) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Chlorencoelia versiformis (close-up) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Chlorencoelia versiformis growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/4/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores and tomentum collected from a Chlorencoelia versiformis specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2015). Cylindrical with 2 loi drops, smooth, hyaline; measured 8.8-9.8 X 3.2-4.1 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Chlorencoelia versiformis specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2014). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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