Observation 209802: Collemopsidium Nyl.

When: 2015-07-12

Collection location: Vila do Conde, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)

No specimen available

Notes:
On maritime rocks, on Chthamalus montagui (?)

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Good! I assumed so
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2015-07-12 19:01:21 CDT (-0400)

But worth mentioning somewhere in the observation for those who don’t know. Thanks!

You’re right Jason
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2015-07-12 18:55:18 CDT (-0400)

It’s difficult/impossible to see on these photos. Photos are not bad for a mobile, but I didn’t have my camera on beach. But yes, there were some black tiny things in the small holes, just to register, thanks.

Just to be clear…
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2015-07-12 17:19:34 CDT (-0400)

Collemopsidium is a minute black peritheciate crust which grows on barnacles. Did you observe perithecia among the barnacles in these photos? They’re gorgeous photos, but from this distance we don’t stand a chance of actually seeing the species this observation is about! :)