Observation 159624: Nectriaceae Tul. & C. Tul.
When: 2014-02-13
Collection location: Braga, Portugal [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On Eucalyptus globulus acorn.

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black and red
By: else
2014-02-13 14:18:04 PST (-0800)

the black part is the unknown parasitized ascomycete with perithecia, parasitized by the red (which used to be called Nectria episphaeria but is now in a different genus) which also has perithecia.

I looked better
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2014-02-13 13:53:26 PST (-0800)

and it has small holes. It’s possible that nectria and Cosmospora could co-exist? I see some few ring forms between the others.

By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2014-02-13 13:44:49 PST (-0800)

the black surface have some higher dots, but that seems to be something under the “skin”.

the black surface ?
By: else
2014-02-13 13:36:10 PST (-0800)

the shiny black surface made me think in that direction.

Reminds me too
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2014-02-13 13:06:28 PST (-0800)

and I looked for pyrenomycetes, but they are not much visible. I only see some higher dots and the nectriaceae is almost loosely attached.

on pyronemycetes?
By: else
2014-02-13 12:43:00 PST (-0800)

the pictures remind me of Nectria / Cosmospora / Dialonectria episphaeria – which is common on Diatrype, Hypoxylon etc. fruit bodies.

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