Bryoparasitic Pezizales

Home Identification Species References Links

 Bryophile Pezizales > Species > Lamprospora esterlechnerae


Lamprospora esterlechnerae Benkert ex F.Hampe & Kleine
Z. Mykol. 87(1): 48

Type: Germany, 'Bayern, nördl. Zwieseler Waldhaus, „Urwald Mittelsteighütte“, MTB 6945/2, an Dicranodontium denudatum und von Rhizoiden des Wirtsmooses durchzogenem vermorschtem Holz von Abies alba, ca. 720 m a.s.l.', 2009-Aug-01, Roswitha Esterlechner (holotype B 70 0100183)

Lamprospora esterlechnerae Benkert nom. inval. - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 77(2): 152 (2011)
Lamprospora esterlechnerae Lamprospora esterlechnerae
1: Lamprospora esterlechnerae, apothecia with Dicranodontium denudatum, Germany, Bavaria, leg. L. Janošík & M. Vega 2018. Image by L. Janošík 2: Lamprospora esterlechnerae, ascui with ascospores in water, Germany, Bavaria, leg. L. Janošík & M. Vega 2018. Image by L. Janošík
Apothecia: about 1-1.5 mm in diameter, margin narraow fimbriate, hymenium orange
Asci: 200-250 x 15-20 µm, 8-spored, spores uniseriate
Ascospores: globose, 14-16 µm in diameter (inclusive ornamentation), ornamentation consisting of large variously shaped warts, these mostly bluntly pyramidal, 0.5-2 µm wide and up to 2.5 µm high; spore surface between the warts rugose
Hosts: Dicranodontium denudatum
Habitat: on rotten wood with Dicranodontium denudatum
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.
  • Hampe F. & Kleine J. 2021. Eine Validierung in der Gattung Lamprospora. - Z. Mykol. 87: 47–50.
Images:
Lamprospora esterlechnerae
3: Lamprospora esterlechnerae, ascui with ascospores stained with cotton blue, Germany, Bavaria, leg. L. Janošík & M. Vega 2018. Image by L. Janošík

 Home up 
www.octospora.de