Observation 265596: Opegrapha Ach.

When: 2016-12-27

Collection location: Planalto das Cezaredas, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Notes:
Lirellate fungus growing on calcareous rock at the entrance of a cave, close to the place of the Opegrapha in Observation 265595. Bad lighting conditions gave origin to bad photos.

Images

Microscopy: Apothecial section a close up of a section and algal cells (Trentepohilia);
Microscopy: Asci and spores;
Microscopy: Asci and spores -2;

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Microscopy added.
By: zaca
2017-01-03 18:53:03 CST (-0500)

The are no definite conclusions from the microscopy: Most of the spores shriveled in the asci and the others are too immature to reveal their septation. Though growing side by side with Alyxoria mougeotii (observation 265595), seems to be a different species, since the spores are less septate.