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Basidioradulum radula

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Basidioradulum radula

On Prunus avium. 27 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonymns

Hyphoderma radula

Fruiting Body

Crust like, thin, decorated with blunt teeth, 2-5 mm long, cream to yellowish, margin white

Flesh

White, soft when fresh, hard when dry

Season

All year

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On dead wood from deciduous trees, favouring wild cherry (Prunus avium)

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores sausage shaped (8-10) x (3-5) µm2. Basidia 4 spored. Hyphal system monomitic, clamps present. Cystidia tubular.

Edibility

Inedible

Notes

Rather similar to Radulomyces molaris

Additional Photographs

Basidioradulum radula

On Prunus avium. 27 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Basidioradulum radula

Spores in Congo Red solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 27 November 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin