Observation 164377: Enterographa Fée

When: 2014-03-25

Collection location: Sintra, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing on the bark of a tree in an old woodland;
Thallus crustose, somewhat verrucose, wrinkly, dull green;
Ascomata perithecioid, immersed in the thallus, living only a small black dot visible;
Involucrellum composed of elongated cells with many photobiont cells;
The photobiont is either Trentepohlia or a close relative;
Asci elongated containing 8 spores, arranged in 4 double pairs;
Spores hialine, fusiform, multiseptate (variable number, up to 7 or 8), with the following approximate average dimensions: Me = 29.2 × 4.5 um ; Qe = 6.4 (N=19).

Images

Section and cells of the algal layer;
Asci;
Spores.

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