When: 2017-05-01

Collection location: West St. Louis Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)

No specimen available

Notes:
Lichenicolous anamorphic basidiomycete on unidentified lichen found on fallen hardwood branch. “A relatively frequent lichenicolous fungus known from Europe and North America, on many different host species”, reference below. So tiny, these specimens are difficult to photograph unless through a microscope. I counted 10 specimens per mm.

Spelling correction for reference below: http://www.lichenology.info/pdf/DiederichLawreyBurgoa.pdf

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Ha! Is that your personal estimate, J-Dar?
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2017-05-02 16:44:39 PDT (-0700)

Found this quite accidentally while following my new “protocol” for hand lens examination of all lichen:)

Very nice!
By: J-Dar
2017-05-02 16:24:59 PDT (-0700)

Count yourself in the 0.001% of the US population that knows what this thing is!

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