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In article <950912172459_97679946 at>, <MZieg1234 at> 
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> Subject: Chanterelle?
> Date: 12 Sep 1995 20:24:20 -0700
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> I am trying to put Chanterelles into culture and have a question concerning
> how to identify the mycelium. I took some central tissue from a young
> Cantharellus cibarius and plated it into MEA agar containing amoxicillin.
> Bacterial growth was evident and probably due to the resident bacteria. On
> several plates a slow growing mycellium grew out from the zone of bacteria.
> It looks like many other I have in culture and not like a mold. White,
> branching, non-aerial. I transfered this non-bacterial zone to DCR media (a
> plant tissue culture media designed for conifers) as I thought it would help
> mimic in vivo conditions. Indeed growth is somewhat faster and thicker.
>  Anybody have Chanterelle in culture who could suggest a way to i.d. it?
>  Thanks Mike Ziegler.

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