No Common Name Dacrymyces capitatus Schweinitz  

Status:

Found in clusters/groups on rotting hardwoods or conifers.

Description:

Fruiting body: 1/32 to 1/16" (.5 to 1/5 mm]. Round to cushion-shaped on short, stout stalk. Smooth. Gelatinous. Some appear translucent. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 9 records in the project database.

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Dacrymyces capitatus (close-up of fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (12/18/2015). Identified by Gary Lincoff. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Dacrymyces capitatus on hardwood log in Howard Co., Maryland (12/18/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Dacrymyces capitatus specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (12/18/2015). Sausage-shaped with small oil drops; measured 11.5-4.9 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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