Observation 21256: Mycoblastus sanguinarius (L.) Norman
When: 2009-05-20
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found on weathered root of upturned pine stump.

APOTHECIUM black, no algae; epihymenium emerald green, K-, POL-; hypothecium deep red, POL+ red, K+ red-orange; paraphyses somewhat branched and anastomosing; asci enormous balloons
SPORES apparently huge and thick-walled, 1 per ascus, hyaline, smooth, never saw one outside the ascus

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apothecial sections, in water, at 100x
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apothecial sections, in water, polarized light, at 100x

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Recognized by sight: Distinctive “bleeding heart” when you section the apothecia.

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