Vouchers

 

VOUCHER INFORMATION
Name: Pleurotus dryinus
Authority: (Pers.) P. Kumm. 1871
Vouchered by: Brad Bomanz
Date found: 8/22/2005
Synonyms:
Collected by: Brad Bomanz
Voucher ID: 108
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: ravine (wash)
Moisture conditions: very moist
Substrate: wood - rotted
 
IDENTIFYING DOCUMENT
Reference document: Mushrooms Demystified - 1979
Author:David Arora
ISBN No: 0-89815-912-3
Page no: 140
 
SPORE DESCRIPTION
Spore length: 10 - 12.5 microns
Spore width: 4 - 5.5 microns
Spore color: clear
Spore texture: smooth
Spore shape: oblong
Spore print color: white
Chemical reaction: n/d
 
Close examination by Dr. Methven (see annotation above) combined with the 2015 DNA analysis confirmed that this specimen is Pleurotus dryinus. For further information on this species, not this exact specimen, go to Michael Kuo's website: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/pleurotus_dryinus.html

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