Vesiculomyces citrinus

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Vesiculomyces citrinus

Found by Eric Janke and Stuart Skeates. Identified by Alan Lucas. 27 November 2016 Exbury Gardens, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Resupinate, often spread over a large area, thin, smooth to lumpy, yellowish

Flesh

Whitish, waxy

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Unknown

Season

Autumn to spring

Distribution

Rarely recorded, known from a handful of English counties

Habitat

On dead wood from conifers especially pine

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores sub-spherical, smooth (4-5) µm. Basidia cylindrical to narrowly clavate, 4-spored. Hyphal system monomitic. Gloeocystidia cylindrical to vesicular.

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

The specimen shown was identified by Alan Lucas with the aid of a microscope. Unfortunately I forgot to collect a sample, hence the absence of photomicrographs.

Additional Photographs

Vesiculomyces citrinus

Found by Eric Janke and Stuart Skeates. Identified by Alan Lucas. 27 November 2016 Exbury Gardens, Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin