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Lamprospora hispanica Benkert
Zeitschrift für Mykologie 53(2): 227 (1987)

Lamprospora hispanica Lamprospora hispanica, SEM-image of ascospore
1: Lamprospora hispanica, apothecia with Trichostomum 2: Lamprospora hispanica, SEM-image of ascospore
Apothecia: about 1.5 mm in diameter with membranaceous margin
Asci: 8-spored, spores uniseriate
Ascospores: globose, (15-)16-18(-19) µm in diameter, ornamentation consisting of curved ridges 1-1.5 µm wide, forming an alveolate reticulum (Seaveri-type), the ridges are offten attenuate towards the ends
Host: Aloina spec.
Infectious structures: infects the rhizoids
Distribution: Germany (NI, ST, TH), Spain

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.
  • Eckstein, J. 2014. Lamprospora hispanica und Lamprospora tuberculatella - zwei bryoparasitische Discomyceten (Ascomycota, Pezizales) neu für Deutschland. - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 80: 105-117. abstract
  • Ortega, A. & Buendia, A. G. 1987. Contribucion al estudio de la tribu Aleurieae Seaver emend. Korf en la peninsula Iberica. - Cryptogamie, Mycologie 8: 125-140. [ut L. miniata, revised in Ortega & Vizoso 1991]
  • Ortega, A. & Vizoso, M. T. 1991. Fragmentos taxonomicos, corologicos, nomenclaturales y fitocenologicos. Adiciones al catalogo micologico (Pezizales) de Andalucia. - Acta Botanica Malacitana 16: 471-490.

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