Observation 76681: Diploschistes diacapsis (Ach.) Lumbsch
When: 2011-09-17
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This time that there was evidence all over the habitat of the presence of Cladonia spp. the species of Diploschistes was not the one expected (D. muscorum). In fact, the asci observed contained mostly 8 spores, some were 6-spored and less 4-spored. The average values obtained for dimension of spores were: Me = 23.2 × 8.4 µm ; Qe = 2.8 (N=40).
I bilieve that the features of these specimens match very well those of D. diacapsis given in the reference.

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Thanks, I´m glad you like it,
By: zaca
2012-05-22 19:37:46 EDT (-0400)

but still my equipment is a bad one.

Your microscopy and slicing and dicing
By: nastassja (Nastassja Noell)
2012-05-19 23:46:58 EDT (-0400)

is incredible.

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