Assembling the Fungal Tree of Life

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Phylum Subphylum Class Subclass Order Family Genus Species Anamorph
Basidiomycota Agaricomycotina Agaricomycetes Auriculariales Auriculariaceae Auricularia fuscosuccinea
Authority(Mont.) Farl.

Nuclear Division

Cell type: (MI) mitosis

Component: Nuc Div / SPB

Centriole absent 0  
Spindle pole body form, interphase-prophase a globoid 5 Images
Spindle pole body form, metaphase-anaphase an ellipsoid that expands by more than 100% of its interphase-prophase size directly connected to spindle (Auricularia) 6 Images
Perinuclear endoplasmic reticulum absent 0  
Central spindle present 1 Images
Metaphase plate absent 0 Images
Spindle pole body cap absent 0 Images
Interphase chromatin condensation absent 0  
Transient intranuclear element at late interphase-prophase present within nucleus opposite the extranuclear spindle pole body 1 Images
Character Quality good
Fixation gluteraldehyde with osmium postfix
Study Complete no
Author McLaughlin, D.J.
Date 1981
Source Can. J. Bot. 59: 1196-1206

Septum / Pore Cap

Cell type: (BC) basidiocarp

Component: Basidium/basidiocarp

Primary septum within basidium septal pore with swellings 3 Images
Septal pore cap at primary septum within basidium present 1 Images
Notes Walled off primary basidial septum has displaced septal cap.
Character Quality Good
Fixation semisimultaneous gluteraldehyde & osmium
Study Complete Yes
Author McLaughlin, D.J.
Date 1980
Source Amer. J. Bot. 67: 1225-1235
Other Sources McLaughlin, D.J., Mushroom Science 10: 219-229, 1979
Herbarium MIN
Collector D. J. McLaughlin
Collector no. DJM 161
Source of character Sporocarp

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