Observation 121912: Stictis Pers.
When: 2013-01-01

Notes: Growing on madrone and manzanita.

Very small – the largest ones were under 1 mm in diameter.

Spores smooth, hyaline, 5 – 5.5 × 6 – 7 × 4.5, with a conspicuous hilar appendage.

Images

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With a microscope, 40x, composite image showing the inside of the cups
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With a 40x microscope
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Cystidia 400x, from the outside of the cup
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Spores 1000x
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Spores 1000x

Proposed Names

44% (2)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Eyes3
Used references: Sherwood, M.A. (1977). “The Ostropalean fungi”. Mycotaxon 5 (1): 1–277
Sherwood, M.A. (1977). “The Ostropalean fungi II: Schizoxylon with notes on Stictis, Acarosporina, Coccopeziza, and Carestiella.” Mycotaxon 6 (2): 215-260.
http://www.ascofrance.fr/...

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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those spores
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-12-23 15:03:57 PST (-0800)

are not Stictis spores. They’re probably not ascomycete spores at all.

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