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Gyalecta jenensis

Observed: 22nd July 2012 By: synansynan is knowledgeable about Fungi and Lichenssynan’s earned reputation in Fungi and Lichenssynan’s earned reputation in Fungi and Lichenssynan’s earned reputation in Fungi and Lichenssynan’s earned reputation in Fungi and Lichenssynan’s earned reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Gyalecta jenensis
Gyalecta jenensis (6)
Description:

On shaded limestone. Spores 8 per ascus, ellipsoid, muriform, 12.5-20.0 x 7.5-10.0μm.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

AlanS's picture

I am sure you are right ...

certainly looks like it, but cannot add agreement without inforamtion on spore size etc.

Alan

synan's picture

Thanks

I will do a proper job and update the observation (though I won't be able to add a microscope photo: the mirror in the camera I was using fell out yesterday - a known fault with the Canon 5D).

Edit: spores checked and description updated.

Nigel