Observation 11728: Amandinea punctata (Hoffm.) Coppins & Scheid.

When: 2007-06-22

Collection location: Madison Heights, Pasadena, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

on the base of a clump of small fan palms
THALLUS: v thin to endophloeic, greyish-whitish, K-, C-, KC- (or v faint pink?)
MEDELLA: white
ALGAE: green
APOTHECIA: black disk, 0.1-0.2 mm, scattered, rim raised, superficial, paraphyses branched and swollen near tips and brown at v tips, hymenium clear and 70-80 µm, asci w/ even thin uniformly blue-staining tip
SPORES: 8 per ascus, brown, elliptical, smooth, 2 cells, thin even septum, 13-16 × 7-9 µm, often bent

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