Asian Beauty Radulodon copelandii (Pat.) N. Maek.Non-native  Synonyms: Radulomyces copelandii.

Status:

Habitat: Bark of dead trees. especially oak. This species is a recent introduction to the Western Hemisphere. It was first identified in Massachusetts in 2011 according to Gary Emberger's "Fungi Growing on Wood" website (Messiah College). (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

Description:

Fertile surface: Long white / ochraceous spines with acute or rounded tip (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 32 records in the project database.

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Asian Beauty in Howard Co., Maryland (6/22/2015). Determined by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Asian Beauty (fresh fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/26/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Asian Beauty in Howard Co., Maryland (7/10/2015). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Asian Beauty (overall, aging) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/24/2014). Determined by Dr. Emberger. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Asian Beauty in Cecil Co., Maryland (9/10/2011). Photo by Chris Starling. (MBP list)

Asian Beauty in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/17/2016). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Spores collected from an Asian Beauty specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (11/24/2014). Nearly round, smooth; measured 6.2-7.7 X 5.6-6.2 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Asian Beauty in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (4/1/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)


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