Observation 175948: Scutellinia (Cooke) Lambotte
When: 2014-08-30

Notes: Single specimen, growing on a cut end of a conifer log. Cup size: 18 × 15 mm. Orange, not red.

Typical mature-looking spores within asci or out measure 24-26 × 11-19. Found 6 spores 26-29 microns long. Spores are verrucose with that warty layer about 1 micron wide.

Asci ~260 × 20. Parphyses up to 10 microns wide at tips, ~4 microns normally.

The largest hair 450 × 40.


This large-spored Scut. does not seem common. I don’t have the necessary literature.

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They are hairy
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2014-09-03 01:58:56 CDT (-0500)

S. scutellata and S. umbrarum also have totally hairy outer side.

Can’t remember
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-09-02 12:45:22 CDT (-0500)

ever seeing hairs all along the outside of the excipulum like that on Scutellinia

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