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_MG_3255 eyelash fungus

Observed: 6th November 2011 By: miked
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Fungi and Lichens expert

perhaps scutellina subhirtella rather than s. scutellata?? hairs look rather shorter than normal.


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I would agree with your

I would agree with your suggestion but to split between the other 20 species would need a microscope.

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flaxton very generously had a

flaxton very generously had a look at the specimen for me and the spores are shown in the third image. Here is his comment
"hairs up to 1200 and spores "granular" but with no real ornamentation in Lactophenol Cotton Blue and right in the centre of the range for S scutellata"
will let him change the ID to this species.