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Lycogala terrestre

Observed: 3rd November 2012 By: MartincitoMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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spores ornamentation
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Description:

Group of brown spherical/ellipsoid roughened blobs up to about 1 cm across stuck to a rotting barkless log in among the weeds in a mixed wood.
Spores mass was purplish-pink. Spores were subspherical (Q = 1.0-1.1), covered with a network of lines and measured 7-8 x 6.5-7.5 microns.
Pseudocapillitium tubes were long, covered with fine transverse ridges, branching with a diameter of about 5-10 microns and rounded ends.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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This adds microscopy to

D.M.H.'s picture

The colour of L.epidendrum

The colour of L.epidendrum has a much more obvious blueish grey spore colour.

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Agreed.