Observation 71486: Discomycetes Sacc.

When: 2011-07-10

Collection location: Seglock Rd., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Christian (Christian Schwarz)

No specimen available

on oak leaves

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Proposed Names

27% (1)
Used references: Fungi of Switz has this stalkless asco on oak leaf veins. It also speaks of fine down on margin, which i cannot say whether this had or not
53% (1)
Recognized by sight: Damon, there seems to be a bit of stalk showing in the photo which C. punctiformis shouldn’t have.
9% (3)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-07-13 10:43:09 PDT (-0700)

I am terrible at ascomycetes. This didn’t appear to have any fine down or anything.

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-07-13 09:34:38 PDT (-0700)

Dasyscyphus usually have hairs on the margin for the most part?… I blew up the picture and dont see that here.