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Lamprospora esterlechnerae Benkert
Zeitschrift für Mykologie 77(2): 152 (2011)

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 denundatum
Habitat: on rotten wood with Dicranodontium denundatum
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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