Vouchers

 

VOUCHER INFORMATION
Name: Phyllotopsis nidulans
Authority: (Pers.) Singer 1936
Vouchered by: Brad Bomanz
Date found: 11/5/2005
Synonyms: Pleurotus nidulans, Claudopus nidulans
Collected by: William May
Voucher ID: 115
Confirming Mycologist: Dr. Andrew Methven
 
LOCATION
Latitude: 038.621 N
Longitude: 090.696 W
City: Wildwood
County: St. Louis
State: Missouri
Site location: Babler State Park
 
ENVIRONMENT
Habitat: ridge - wooded
Moisture conditions: very moist
Substrate: wood - rotted
 
IDENTIFYING DOCUMENT
Reference document: The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms - 1981
Author:Alfred A. Knopf
ISBN No: 0-394-51992-2
Page no:791
 
SPORE DESCRIPTION
Spore length: 6 - 8 microns
Spore width: 3 - 4 microns
Spore color: clear
Spore texture: smooth
Spore shape: sausage-shaped
Spore print color: pinkish - peach
Chemical reaction: n/d
 
Close examination by Dr. Methven (see annotation above) combined with the 2015 DNA analysis confirmed that this specimen is Phyllotopsis nidulans. For further information on this species, not this exact specimen, go to Michael Kuo's website: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/phyllotopsis_nidulans.html

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