Name: Cribraria cancellata
Author: (Batsch) Nann.-Bremek.
Citation: Acta bot. neerl. 11: 22 (1962)
Deprecated Synonyms: Dictydium cancellatum
#1. Sporocarps usually clustered in large developments. Sporothecae reddish or purple-brown, often nodding, 0.4-0.7 mm diam., usually umbilicate below and often above. Stalk tapered, up to 4 mm long, dark. Peridium remaining as a system of longitudinal thickened bands, connected by thin transverse threads. Cup absent. Calcic granules large, dark. Spore-mass reddish or purplish. Spores pale red, nearly smooth, 5-7 µm diam. Plasmodium purple-black.
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#2. SPORANGIA: Sporangia total height 1 to 5 mm., gregarious, stalked, nodding, subglobose or depressed, often umbilicate above and sometimes below, brown or brownish purple, 0.5 to 0.7 mm. diam. Sporangial wall forming a net with nearly square meshes, composed of numerous rigid, longitudinal ribs, connected by slender, transverse threads, often breaking up into an irregular net at the top; calyculus usually rudimentary or lacking, sometimes well developed.
STALK: subulate, bent or twisted at the slender top, dark brown or purplish brown, two to eight times the height of the sporangium.
SPORES: Pale reddish or purplish, 5 – 7 µm diam., nearly smooth, usually with one or more large, dark, plasmodic granules on the spore wall.
HABITAT: On dead wood.
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