Gloeocystidiellum porosum

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Gloeocystidiellum porosum

On a beech log. 15 January 2022 Near Alton, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Fruiting Body

Resupinate, forming a thin layer on the substrate, smooth to lumpy, cream to pale yellowish, margin white

Flesh

Soft, waxy, pale yellowish

Smell

Indistinct

Season

All year

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On dead wood from deciduous trees, especially beech and hazel

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores sub-cylindrical to ellipsoidal, thin walled, warty, amyloid (5-6) x (2.5-3) µm2. Basidia clavate 4 spored, with a basal clamp. Hyphal system monomitic, with clamps, 2-3 µm wide. Gloeocystidia numerous, cylindrical, tapered, somewhat irregular.

Edibility

Inedible

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

On a beech log. 15 January 2022 Near Alton, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 15 January 2022 Near Alton, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

Gloeocystidia in Congo Red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 15 January 2022 Near Alton, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

On a burnt beech log. 9 January 2022 Cheriton Wood, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

On a burnt beech log. 9 January 2022 Cheriton Wood, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 9 January 2022 Cheriton Wood, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

Spores in Congo Red solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 9 January 2022 Cheriton Wood, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

Basidium in Congo Red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 9 January 2022 Cheriton Wood, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

Gloeocystidia in Congo Red solution viewed with a x40 objective. 1 January 2022 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

17 December 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 17 December 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

Gloeocystidium in Melzer's solution viewed with a x40 objective. 17 December 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Gloeocystidiellum porosum

Gloeocystidia in Melzer's solution viewed with a x40 objective. 17 December 2016 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.