Trechispora cohaerens

| |
Trechispora cohaerens

Identified by Paul Hugill, confirmed by Leif Goodwin. 10 September 2022 Yateley Common, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Fruiting Body

Forming a thin loosely attached layer on the substrate, smooth, granular or porulose, whitish to ochraceous, margin fibrous

Flesh

Whitish, fragile

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Unknown

Season

All year

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On rotten wood

Microscopic Features

Spores ovoid to broadly ellipsoidal (3.5-5) x (2.5-4) µm2. Basidia cylindrical, often slightly constricted, four spored. Hyphal system monomitic, with clamps, subicular hyphae encrusted. Cystidia absent.

Edibility

Inedible

Trechispora cohaerens

A crop from the first image. 10 September 2022 Yateley Common, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Trechispora cohaerens

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a 100X immersion objective. 10 September 2022 Yateley Common, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Trechispora cohaerens

A basidium in Congo Red solution viewed with a 100X immersion objective. 10 September 2022 Yateley Common, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.

Trechispora cohaerens

Hypha with clamp in Congo Red solution viewed with a 40X objective. 10 September 2022 Yateley Common, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin.