When: 2017-04-30

Collection location: Serra de São Mamede, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Growing on the schist pieces of a rock fence.
Looks like a mini Diplotomma alboatrum, since the apothecia are very small (estimate that have less than 0.5 mm in diameter), with a different chemistry.


Microscopy: Asci (x1000, in KOH);
Chemical reactions
Microscopy: Apothecial section (x100, in water);
Microscopy: Apothecial section – close ups (x400, in water);
Microscopy: Apothecial section in water and its KOH reaction (x100);
Microscopy: Hymenium views (x400, in KOH);
Microscopy: Paraphyses (x1000, in KOH);
Microscopy: Spores (x1000, in KOH).

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Used references: British Flora
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Microscopy added. Diplotomma chlorophaeum confirmed.
By: zaca
2017-05-09 13:59:32 PDT (-0700)

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