Observation 44664: Trichopeziza Fuckel

When: 2010-04-24

Collection location: Hörnefors, Västerbotten, Sweden [Click for map]

Who: Irene Andersson (irenea)

No specimen available

Growing on herbaceous stems in a compost heap. I don’t remember the name of the plant, but it’s a relative to Urtica..

The largest, single specimen is 1 mm broad, the others much smaller. Sulphur yellow hairs and a pale greyish disc.

Microphotos show the hairs in 400x magnification.

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Recognized by sight: Maybe T. leucophaea, I’m not sure if the current name is Trichopeziza or Belonidium on this one.
Based on microscopic features: Incrusted, multiseptate hairs, unfortunately still no mature asci

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