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Lamprospora cailletii Benkert
Zeitschrift für Mykologie 53(2): 211 (1987)

Apothecia: 1-2 mm in diameter, membranaceous margin conspicous, hymenium golden yellow to orange
Asci: 230-330 x 17-22(-25) µm, 8-spored, spores uniseriate
Ascospores: globose, 14-15 µm (15-17 µm inclusive ornamentation), ornamentation consisting of curved ridges 1-1.5(-2) µm wide and 1-1.5 µm high, forming an alveolate reticulum (Seaveri-type). The ridges are often attenuate towards the ends. Additionally, there are groups of warts of irregular shape within the meshes of the reticulum.
Host: Tortella tortuosa, possibly also Ditrichum flexicaule (Schumacher 1993)
Distribution: very rare in Germany (BY), France, Norway, Switzerland
Note: Described and illustrated by Caillet et Moyne (1980) as L. laetibrubra

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. [ut Octospora laetirubra]
  • 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.
  • Kristiansen, R. 2006. Miniatyrbegersopper nye for Norge. - Agarica 26: 69-77.
  • Schumacher, T. K. 1993. Studies in arctic and alpine Lamprospora species. - Sydowia 45: 307-337.
  • Stöckli, E. 2016. Lamprospora cailletii. - SZP/BSM 3/2016: 4-8.

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