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Lamprospora annulata Seaver
Mycologia 6(1): 11 (1914), [as 'anulata']

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Lamprospora seaveri, apothecia with Ephemerum minutissimum Lamprospora annulata, ascus with ascospores
1: Lamprospora annulata, apothecia with Ephemerum minutissimum 2: Lamprospora annulata, ascus with ascospores
Apothecia: about 1 mm in diameter, hymenium pale-orange, without differntiated margin
Asci: 170-185 x 16-19 µm, 8-spored, spores uniseriate
Ascospores: globose, (13-)14-18(-20) µm in diameter (inclusive ornamentation), ornamentation consisting of thick bands and large warts, the bands often form one or two circles around the spore but can also be forked or the circles can be incomplete
Hosts: Pleuridium spec., rarely Ephemerum minutissimum
Infectious structures: infects the rhizoids
Habitat: in open, wet habitats, on soil with pioneer-mosses
Distribution: rare in Germany (BW, BY, TH) also known form Czech Republic, France, Madeira, United Kingdom, United States

References:
  • Benkert, D. 1987a. Beiträge zur Taxonomie der Gattung Lamprospora (Pezizales). - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 53: 195-271.
  • Benkert, D. 2009. Zwei neue Arten bryophiler Pezizales (Ascomycota) aus der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Auflistung der aus Deutschland bisher nachgewiesenen Arten mit Kurzdiagnostik. - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 75: 51-68.
  • Caillet, M. & Moyne, G. 1980. Contribution a l'étude du genre Octospora Hedw. ex S.F. Gray emend. Le Gal. especes a spores ornementées, globuleuses ou subglobuleuses. - Bulletin de la Société Mycologique de France 96: 175-211. [as Octospora biannulata (Beauseign.) Caillet & Moyne]
  • Caillet, M. & Moyne, G. 1991. Clé de détermination du genre Octospora et des genres voisins. - Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle du Doubs 84: 9-24.
  • Engel, H. & Hanff, B. 1987. In Nordwestoberfranken und seinen angrenzenden Gebieten (Unterfranken) gefundene Arten der Gattungen Lamprospora De Notaris und Ramsbottomia W. D. Buckley emend. D. Benkert u. T. Schumacher. - Die Pilzflora Nordwestoberfrankens 11/A: 3-31.
  • Kristiansen, R. 2006. Miniatyrbegersopper nye for Norge. - Agarica 26: 69-77.
  • Rubio, E., Suárez, A. & Miranda, M. A. 2002. Estudios preliminares sobre los generos Lamporspora de Natais y Ramsbottomia W. D. Buckley (Ascomycetes, Pezizales) en Asturias. - Bol. Soc. Micol. Madrid 26: 61-82.
  • Seaver, F. J. 1914. A preliminary study of the genus Lamprospora. - Mycologia 6: 5-24, plate 114. PDF
  • Seaver, F. J. 1928. The North American cup-fungi (Operculates). - New York.
  • Svrček, M. 1979. A taxonomic revision of Velenovsky's types of operculate discomycetes (Pezizales) preserved in National Museum, Prague. - Sborník Národního Muzea v Praze 32B: 115-194.
Images:
Lamprospora annulata, ascus with ascospores Lamprospora annulata, ascospore
3: Lamprospora annulata, ascus with ascospores 4: Lamprospora annulata, SEM-image of ascospore, Portugal, Madeira, leg. J. Eckstein no. 10846, 2013-03-07

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