Orbilia xanthostigma

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Orbilia xanthostigma

25 September 2010 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Saucer shaped, becoming irregular, lobed, surface smooth, yellowish orange, to about 1 mm across

Flesh

Thin, orange

Smell

Unknown

Taste

Unknown

Season

All year

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On rotten wood from deciduous trees

Microscopic Features

Spores sausage shaped, (3-4) x (1-1.5) µm2. Asci cylindrical 8 spores. Paraphyses thread like, tips swollen to about 4 µm across.

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

This species cannot be recognised without microscopy