Fungus and orchids

Eric Grunden grunden at
Sat Nov 14 21:43:18 EST 1998

Laurel Carroll wrote:

> Identifying fungal symbionts
> in these relationships is a bit of a cunumdrum due to difficulty of
> cultivating the fungus so that it produces a "fruiting body," upon which
> so much classification is based. 


Try plating the fungus on a standard medium (eg. PDA, CMA) and perhaps
can ID the asexual state and match it up to its teleomorph in the

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