Observation 219504: Dothideomycetes O.E. Erikss. & Winka
When: 2015-10-17
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on bark.
I gave to this one the classification of lichen, but I’m not sure if it is lichenized at all. In the field it vaguely resemble Phaeographis lyellii; However, magnifying the photo one can clearly see that what seems apothecia is an ensemble of very small perithecia, packed in some stoma-like tissue. This looks to me very strange. Maybe only microscopy will help here, unless …

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As expected …
By: zaca
2015-10-20 06:41:13 CDT (-0500)

this is a non-lichenized fungus. There are no asci or spores, only conidia could be seen.

I agree, I bet this is not lichenized
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2015-10-17 17:40:12 CDT (-0500)

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