Observation 117014: Patellaria atrata (Hedw.) Fr.
When: 2012-11-16
Who: Byrain
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found growing on two woodchips out of many after it rained, very small!

8 spores per ascus, spores with 8-10 septations, one seen with 7, most were 10. The asci were 100+ μm and was difficult to measure accurately. The paraphyses are amyloid.
Spore range = (37) 38 – 53 (57) x 7 – 8 (9) μ
Average spore = 43.9 × 7.65 μ
Q range = 4.88 – 7.57
Average Q = 5.77
20 spores measured.

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100x, mounted in KOH
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400x, mounted in KOH
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Spores, 1000x, mounted in KOH, 1μ divisions
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Spores
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Mature & immature asci
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Immature asci
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Paraphyses, 1000x, mountd in KOH
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Spores
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100x, hyphae amyloid, asci and spores not reacting.

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post it to AscoFrance
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-11-17 03:35:52 PST (-0800)

and while you’re at it, try and entice one or more of their senior membership to mosey our way.

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