Observation 34868: Trichoglossum hirsutum (Pers.) Boud.


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note huge, dark, unstained septate spores in bundles within the asci. immature spores within ascus at upper right of photo.
asci bundle “spore prints”!
asci bearing septate spores at top; needle-like setae (sterile cells) at bottom.

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Recognized by sight: black earth tongues in moss along trail.
Based on microscopic features: ginormous septate spores, 8 per ascus.

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Created: 2010-03-16 17:41:29 PDT (-0700)
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