No Common Name Pachyella clypeata (Schweinitz) Le Gal    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Pezizomycetes   >   Order Pezizales   >   Family Pezizaceae   >   Genus Pachyella   

Status:

Found solitary or in small groups on water-soaked hardwood logs.

Description:

Fruiting body: Medium to dark brown fertile surface, gray to off-white infertile surface; cushion to cup-shaped; flesh rubbery. Examination of microscopic features is required to identify to species. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 12 records in the project database.

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Pachyella clypeata fruiting bodies in Howard Co., Maryland (11/3/2016). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Pachyella clypeata (fertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/28/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Pachyella clypeata (infertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/28/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Pachyella clypeata in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/7/2014). Found on wet, decorticate hardwood in a swampy area. Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

Pachyella clypeata fruiting bodies in Howard Co., Maryland (10/22/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Pachyella clypeata in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from Pachyella clypeata in Howard Co., Maryland (11/3/2016). Broadly elliptical w/ one oil drop, smooth, hyaline; measured 24.6-25.8 X 1124-14.2 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Pachyella clypeata in Howard Co., Maryland (10/9/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Pachyella clypeata specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (10/28/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)


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