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Page number:167 
Description type:Culture description 
Description:HYPOCHNICIUM ANALOGUM (Bourd. & Galzin) John Eriks.
Mats white, thin to moderately thick, appressed, subfelty to farinaceous, with a feathery pattern at 2 wk, by 6 wk similar except white to Tilleul Buff, moderately thick to thick, but thinner toward margins, sometimes developing numerous hyphal strands arranged in a reticulate pattern; margins slightly uneven to bayed, appressed, fimbriate; odor absent or musty at 2 wk, absent or sweet at 6 wk; agar unchanged at 2 wk, unchanged or Snuff Brown at 6 wk; fruiting by 4 to 6 wk.
MEA (tr-)23-46;(29-)40-70(-90+) ; TAA + or ++++, 0-tr(-13);; GAA -, + or 0 0-tr(-29); TyA - or brown, tr; - or ++(+), 18-32
Microscopic characters: Marginal and submerged hyphae 1.5-4 µm diam, thin walled, nodose septate, moderately to frequently branched. Surface hyphae 1-3 µm diam, thin walled, nodose septate, sparsely branched, often encrusted with long, flattened, rectangular or acerose crystals (Fig. 48b). Gloeocystidia or gloeoplerous hyphae cylindrical to filiform, attenuated toward apex, 1.5-5 µm diam, thin walled, clamped at base, unbranched or sparsely branched, containing abundant, refractive, oil like guttulae, numerous in aerial mats at 2 and 6 wk. Chlamydospores (Fig. 48a) limoniform to globose, occasionally doliform to cylindrical, (7.5-)12-15(-22) x (6-)9-12(-18) µm, slightly thick walled to thick walled, terminal or intercalary, abundant in submerged and surface mats at 2 and 6 wk.
Species code: (1). 2. 3c. 15. (16). 34. 36. 38. (39). 44-47. 48. (50). (51).54.
Remarks: Hypochnicium analogum is associated with a white rot (Lindsey & Gilbertson 1978; Ginns 1986a) of woody angiosperms and is widely distributed in eastern and western section of North America (Burt 1926; Gilbertson & al. 1974; Ginns 1986a; CFMR records). It has been isolated once from mine timbers (Eslyn & Lombard 1983). The farinaceous, feathery-patterned mats, numerous chlamydospores and acerose crystals are diagnostic for H. analogum in culture.
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