Observation 107262: Caloplaca ochracea (Schaer.) Flagey
When: 2012-08-14
Who: zaca
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A distinguish feature of the spores of Caloplaca ochracea is the 4-locules of spores, instead of the usual 2-locules. According to the reference this can be better observed in matures spores. This can be seen in the (bad) photos of the microscopy. The similar C. dalmatica has spores with 2-locules.

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Used references: Smith et al., The Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland, The British Lichen Society, 2009.
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