Notes:
Growing on bare soil among mosses in a hardwood forest. Setiform hairs present, some with multiple roots. Marignal hairs up to 680 µm long. Asci unitunicate, operculate, thin-walled and containing 8 uniseriate spores. Spores hyaline with cyanophilous ornamentation consisting of warts and blunt ridges. Spore walls not loosening when heated in lactophenol cotton blue. Spore measurements: (13.4) 15.4 – 17.9 (19.1) × (9.7) 10.5 – 12 (12.6) µm, Q = 1.3 – 1.6 (1.8); N = 30, Me = 16.5 × 11.2 µm; Qe = 1.5. Spines up to 2.4 µm tall (20 measured).

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DSC_1575 40x in lactophenol cotton blue.JPG
DSC_1580 Asci and spores at 400x in lactophenol cotton blue.JPG
DSC_1584 Hair roots at 400x in lactophenol cotton blue.JPG
DSC_1598 Asci and spores at 400x in lactophenol cotton blue.JPG
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DSC_4077 Hairs at 100x in lactophenol cotton blue.JPG
DSC_4093 Spores at 400x in lactophenol cotton blue.JPG
DSC_4138 Asci and spores at 400x in lactophenol cotton blue.JPG
DSC_4148 Asci, paraphyses and spores at 400x in lactophenol cotton blue.JPG
DSC_4154 Spores at 400x in lactophenol cotton blue.JPG

Proposed Names

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Used references: Korf, R. P. (1973). Discomycetes and tuberales. The fungi, vol. IV A, 249-319.
Seaver, F. J. (1942). The North American Cup-fungi:(operculates): Supplement.
Schumacher, T. (1990). The Genus Scutellinia (Pyronemataceae). Council for Nordic Publications in Botany.
Choi, Y. J., Shin, H. D., Han, J. G., & Pfister, D. H. (2013). Scutellinia (Pezizales) in Korea, with a new species and eight new records. Nova Hedwigia, 97(3-4), 457-476.
Beug, M., Bessette, A. E., & Bessette, A. R. (2014). Ascomycete fungi of North America: a mushroom reference guide (Vol. 69). University of Texas Press.
Yao, Y. J., & Spooner, B. M. (1996). Notes on British species of Scutellinia. Mycological research, 100(7), 859-865.
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