Observation 178976: Biatora longispora (Degel.) Lendemer & Printzen
When: 2013-10-23
(35.663° -83.066° 950m)

Notes: on trunk of smooth young Acer rubrum several feet off ground

old open oak-maple forest on west-sloping side-ridge

scurfy pale green crust, K- C- KC- UV-, apothecia pale tan shiny discose tiny, disk slightly tanner and more matte than rims, rims smooth well-developed prominant at least at first shiny, epihymenium and exciple and hypothecium all hyaline, exciple with loose tangle hyphae, asci K/I+ blue tip perhaps with blue tube-structure but that may be wishful thinking!, paraphyses scarcely branched septate ~gnarled, spores 8 per ascus simple hyaline ellipsoid to slightly curved and thicker at one end ~12-17×4um

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