Observation 309898: Caloplaca Th. Fr.

When: 2017-12-24

Collection location: Barragem da Póvoa e Meadas, Portalegre, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing on siliceous rock; I’m sure I’ve found similar specimens before (see Observation 270570).

Images

Microscopy: Asci (x400, in lactic blue);
Microscopy: Apothecial section (x100) and its close up (x400), in water;
Microscopy: Hymenium view (x400, in phloxine);
Microscopy: Hymenium views (x400, in lactic blue);
Microscopy: Asci (x1000, in lactic blue);
Microscopy: Asci (x1000, in lactic blue);
Microscopy: Asci (x1000, in phloxine);
Microscopy: Asci (x1000, in phloxine).

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Comments

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Microscopy added.
By: zaca
2018-02-25 07:15:50 CST (-0600)

Dimension of the spores (mainly measured inside the asci):
(13.3) 13.4 – 16.6 (18.4) × (6) 6.4 – 7.47 (7.5) µm
Q = (1.8) 1.85 – 2.4 (2.8) ; N = 15
Me = 15 × 6.9 µm ; Qe = 2.2