Observation 208535: Polysporina urceolata (Anzi) Brodo
When: 2014-04-09
(38.2212° -110.213° 594m)

Notes: on limestone fragment on soil crust; open pinyon-juniper forest on pristine ungrazed mesa with thin limestone caprock over very poorly consolidated sandstone; ridge beyond end of FR 1144, ca. 2 miles west of entrance to Maze District of Canyonlands National Park

endolithic crust, apothecia black ragged margin and rough disk ~0.2-0.3mm wide, epihymenium carbonized to red-brown, exciple carbonized, hypothecium hyaline, hymenium ~70um, paraphyses ~2.5um thick rather septate tips obscured in carbonization, spores many per ascus ellipsoid ~3.5-6×2.5um

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