Lavender Baeospora Baeospora myriadophylla (Peck) Singer  

Status:

Found in singles or small groups on decaying logs and stumps.

Description:

Fruiting body: Lavender shading to brownish, hygrophanous, smooth, firmly gelatinous. Gills: Close; color varies with age and light, but usually some aspect of pinkish-lavender. Stalk: Varying shades of lavender / brown, white mycelium at base. Fruiting bodies often appear more red-brown than lavender. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 30 records in the project database.

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Lavender Baeospora in Howard Co., Maryland (8/5/2013). Identified by Bob and Jo Solem with concurrence from Lance Biechele. Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Lavender Baeospora in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/3/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Lavender Baeospora in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/3/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Lavender Baeospora (overall) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Lavender Baeospora in Howard Co., Maryland (7/16/2015). Image features fruiting bodies showing cap interior on left and dorsal side. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Lavender Baeospora (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Lavender Baeospora specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2015). Elliptic, smooth, hyaline; measured 3.7-4.1 X 2.5-3.2 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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