Geoglossum

Geoglossum

Observation - Geoglossum - UK and Ireland. Description: 5cm tall growing in unfertilised grassland with moss and waxcaps. Brown stalk black head. Stalk with rugose appearance rather like the 'permed look' described in Irene Ridge's key to Earthtongues. Microscopically the ascospores measured average 95um with

5cm tall growing in unfertilised grassland with moss and waxcaps. Brown stalk black head. Stalk with rugose appearance rather like the 'permed look' described in Irene Ridge's key to Earthtongues.
Microscopically the ascospores measured average 95um with more than 7 septa and are brown, long and straight. paraphyses with a swollen apical cell and hyaline.