Bactridium flavum

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Bactridium flavum

22 February 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

A small yellow to orange blob, coarsely warty (use a magnifying glass), to about 1 mm across

Smell

Unknown

Taste

Unknown

Season

All year

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On rotten wood

Microscopic Features

See the photograph for a view of conidia (spores)

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

The specimens shown were identified by Nick Aplin.

Additional Photographs

Bactridium flavum

22 February 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Bactridium flavum

22 February 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Bactridium flavum

Conidia in Congo red viewed with a x10 objective and x2.5 projection eyepiece. 22 February 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin