Observation 6986: Mollisia (Fr.) P. Karst.
When: 2008-03-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On barkless wood under a deciduous Oak.
Used the key in the beginning of the Swiss Asco book.

Proposed Names

-91% (2)
Used references: Breitenbach J. and F. Kranzlin, editors. 1984. Fungi of Switzerland Vol. 1. Mykologia, Luzern. 310p.

Google images has a few photos that match.
Based on microscopic features: Spore are 6-7 um long.
Based on chemical features: Tips of asci are blue in Melzers.
-57% (1)
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Mollisia spec.
By: Andreas Gminder (mollisia)
2009-06-03 05:45:23 PDT (-0700)

this is a Mollisia spec., but not Mollisia ligni which has a iod-negative porus reaction. The species in Fungi of Switzerland named M. ligni is a misidentification. This one is called M. “pyrenopezizoides” nom. prov. in my provisional key.

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