Observation 276445: Acarospora A. Massal.

When: 2017-04-29

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

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Notes:
In the field it was mixed with Rhizocatpon spp. and I thought that it was one of them (non-yellow, of course). However the microscopy revealed polyspored asci (with hundreds of spores). Looking to the grow form, it doesn’t look as Polysporina or Sarcogyne, hence must be Acarospora. Did I missed something?

Images

Microscopy: Himenium (x400, in water);
Microscopy: Himenium (x400, in phloxine);
Microscopy: Asci and paraphyses (x1000, in phloxine);
Microscopy: Asci and spores (x1000, in phloxine);
Chemical reactions.

Proposed Names

58% (1)
Based on microscopic features

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

= Observer’s choice
= Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2017-05-13 15:55:36 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2017-05-13 15:55:41 CDT (-0400)
Viewed: 23 times, last viewed: 2018-08-26 02:08:34 CDT (-0400)
Show Log