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Lamprospora bavarica Benkert
Zeitschrift für Mykologie 77(2): 150 (2011)

Apothecia: about 1-2 mm in diameter, margin fimbriate-denticulate, hymenium orange
Asci: 350-400 x 25-30 µm, 8-spored, spores uniseriate
Ascospores: globose, (20-)22-24(-25) µm in diameter (inclusive ornamentation), ornamentation consisting of a thick layer with +- round holes 1-6 µm wide resulting in a somewhat reticulate pattern
Hosts: Paraleucobryum longifolium
Infectious structures: infects the rhizoids
Habitat: in cushions of Paraleucobryum longifolium on a boulder, montane area
Distribution: Germany (BY)

References:
  • Benkert, D. 2011a. Lamprospora bavarica und L. esterlechnerae (Pezizales), zwei neue Arten aus dem Nationalpark Bayerischer Wald (Deutschland, Bayern). - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 77: 149-155.

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