Crimped Gill Plicaturopsis crispa  Synonyms: Cantharellus crispus,  Lentinus unduletellus,  Merulius crispus,  Trogia crispa.

Status:

Found in clusters on hardwoods.

Description:

Clusters on hardwoods. Fruiting body: Yellowish to red-brown (white in age) with layer of fine hairs; shell-shaped; pale margin; often lobed, scalloped with inrolled margin. Gill-like structures: White to gray; crimped, forked. Stalk: None. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Crimped Gill (fruiting bodies, infertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/24/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Crimped Gill (fruiting bodies, fertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/24/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Crimped Gill (fruiting bodies, infertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/21/2010). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Crimped Gill (fruiting bodies, fertile surface) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/21/2010). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Crimped Gill growing in Howard Co., Maryland (9/11/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Crimped Gill growing in Howard Co., Maryland (9/11/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Crimped Gill specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (11/24/2014). Sausage-shaped, smooth, hyaline; measured 3.4-4.2 X 1.4-1.7 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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