Observation 150427: Phaeohelotium epiphyllum (Pers.) Hengstm.

When: 2013-10-30

Collection location: Braga, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)

No specimen available

“Apothecia turbinate with concave to plano-convex disk, fleshy, 0,5-3(7) mm diameter, pale yellowish to yellow, reddening when damaged, subsessile to shortly stipitate. Asci 90-135×9-11 µm. Spores assymetrical fusiform, inequilateral, 0(1)-septate, (9)11-20(24)x(3)4-5,5 µm, with 1(2) up to 3 µm diameter guttules and many small ones at each side, OCI = 4-4,5, becoming 2(?3)-septate and pale greyish brown when overmature. Paraphyses, subhymenium and excipulum with strongly refractive guttules. On plant debris, such as cones and needles of Pinus, catkins of Betula, cupules of Quercus and Fagus, but mainly on leaf litter of Quercus. Phen.: (VIII)IX-XI.
Phaeohelotium epiphyllum (Pers.) Declercq comb. nov. ined.
 Hymenoscyphus epiphyllus (Pers.) Rehm ex Kauffman
Basionym: Peziza epiphylla Pers. ex Fr., Syst. Mycol. II (1): 137 (1822) "


Status: 07.07.2004
The genus HYMENOSCYPHUS S.F.Gray sensu lato in Belgium.
Key to the species and varieties.


Bernard Declercq (*)


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