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Lamprospora gotlandica Benkert
Zeitschrift für Mykologie 53(2): 225 (1987)

Type: Sweden, 'Gotland: Endre. Ölbäck, tunt mylltäckt häll bland Clevea, Riccia ciliifera, R. beyrichiana, R. sorocarpa, R. oelandlca (?), och Grimaldia fragans m. fl.' 1943-Oct-2, Bengt Pettersson (holotype UPS),
Lamprospora gotlandica, apothecium Lamprospora gotlandica, ascospores
1: Lamprospora gotlandica, apothecium between shoots of Barbula convoluta, Sweden, Öland, leg. Robin Isaksson, 2020-Nov-1 - image by R. Isaksson 2: Lamprospora gotlandica, ascus with ascospores stained with cotton blue, Sweden, Öland, leg. Robin Isaksson, 2020-Nov-1
Apothecia: about 1 mm in diameter with conspicuous membranaceous margin
Asci: 8-spored, spores uniseriate
Ascospores: subglobose, 15-17 x 12-15 µm, ornamentation consisting of ridges (0.5-)0.7-1 µm wide, forming an areolate reticulum with (3-)4-6(-7) meshes/diameter
Host: Barbula convoluta
Distribution: Sweden

References:
  • Benkert, D. 1987a. Beiträge zur Taxonomie der Gattung Lamprospora (Pezizales). - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 53: 195-271.
  • 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.
Lamprospora gotlandica, hymenium Lamprospora gotlandica, ascospores
3: Lamprospora gotlandica, hymenium in water, Sweden, Öland, leg. Robin Isaksson, 2020-Nov-1 4: Lamprospora gotlandica, ascus with ascospores in water, Sweden, Öland, leg. Robin Isaksson, 2020-Nov-1

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