No Common Name Chlorosplenium chlora (Schweinitz) M.A. Curtis    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Leotiomycetes   >   Order Helotiales   >   Family Dermateaceae   >   Genus Chlorosplenium   

Status:

Found in groups on decaying wood.

Description:

Tiny (1-3 mm); almost flat to cup-shaped; stalkless; interior (fertile surface) pale yellow initially, gradually becoming some shade of green as fruiting bodies mature; edge and exterior (infertile surface) yellow, slightly rough. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 28 records in the project database.

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Chlorosplenium chlora in Howard Co., Maryland (12/9/2015). Image is a close-up of the fruiting bodies, which were 1-3 mm. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Chlorosplenium chlora (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (12/9/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Chlorosplenium chlora in Howard Co., Maryland (10/8/2016). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Chlorosplenium chlora in Baltimore City, Maryland (8/22/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Chlorosplenium chlora in Baltimore City, Maryland (8/22/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Chlorosplenium chlora in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/1/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Chlorosplenium chlora in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Chlorosplenium chlora in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2020). (c) R. DN., some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by R. DN. via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Chlorosplenium chlora in Howard Co., Maryland (10/2/2020). (c) R. DN., some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by R. DN. via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Chlorosplenium chlora in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/12/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores of Chlorosplenium chlora in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Chlorosplenium chlora specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (11/9/2017). Fusiform, smooth, hyaline; measured 8.4-10.0 X 1.6-2.2 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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