When: 2015-01-26

Collection location: Canyon, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

Notes:
ascispores 78-87µm x 5-7µm, dark, 7-septate. Paraphyses longer than asci with mostly elongated cells but with distinctly swollen apical cell 11-12µm across asci 180 – 230 µm x 15-20µm

Images

ascispores and paraphyses at 100x
tips of paraphyses, longer than asci , pale brown, swollen apical cell. 1000x
ascispores at 1000x 75-87µm x 5-7µm straight, dark, 7-septate
Asci with Paraphyses extending beyond the ends of the asci
ascospores
dark colored paraphyses at 1000x

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Based on microscopic features: Ascospores 75-87µm x 5-7µm, paraphyses brown with globose apical cell

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MICROSCOPY
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2015-01-28 05:28:07 PST (-0800)