When: 2010-06-14

Collection location: Friedebach, Krebsbachtal, Thüringen, Germany [Click for map]

Who: Andreas Gminder (mollisia)

Specimen available

Mollisioid species growing on Carex and similar Cyperaceae in wet marsh land, usually just above or below the water line on still standing Carex stems, at the stem bases on last years wrapping leave bases. Molecular data suggest an affinity to Pyrenopezza rather then to Mollisia.


Proposed Names

83% (1)
Recognized by sight: red hairs at the outside of the apothecia makes the difference to Mollisia s.l. spp.
Based on microscopic features: asci 4- and 8-spored in the same hymenium, reddish incrusted hairs

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