Identification of unknown fungus?

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Identification of unknown fungus?

Post by Spencer K. » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:27 am

Hello, can anyone help me identify this fungi? Thank you
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Re: Identification of unknown fungus?

Post by adampembs » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:57 am

Welcome to UK Fungi!

Please take a moment to read this FAQ Helping to help you identify your fungus

Specifically, what was the host?

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Re: Identification of unknown fungus?

Post by Lancashire Lad » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:12 pm

Hi, and welcome to UK Fungi.

As you will appreciate, laboratory fungal cultures on agar plate and the like, are, realistically, half a world away from field mycology, and a rather specialist branch at that! ;)

Certainly worth a shot posting here, but most of our contributors, (including me :oops: ), won't have much of an idea of what you may have.

You never know though! - I hope you get a good ID suggestion.

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Mike.

EDIT - As I'm pretty much ignorant of such laboratory techniques, out of interest, this topic prompted me to have a quick search to see what I might find.
A PDF entitled "Techniques For Studying Bacteria And Fungi" was quickly found online, and provides some interesting info.
I thought I'd link to it here for anyone else who might be interested: -
https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j ... jNYfO4GMXo
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Re: Identification of unknown fungus?

Post by adampembs » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:57 pm

I worked as a microbiology technician for 3 years so seeing fungi on agar plates was a daily job. My initial reaction would be Penicillium spp, but I was never trained in ID of food fungi, just growing from stock cultures etc.
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