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Lamprospora kristiansenii Benkert
Feddes Repertorium 101: 635 (1990)

Lamprospora kristiansenii, apothecia between shoots of Ceratodon purpureus Lamprospora kristiansenii, ascospores stained with cotto-blue
1: Lamprospora kristiansenii, apothecia between shoots of Ceratodon purpureus, Germany, Thuringia, leg. Günter Eckstein 2015-12-05 2: Lamprospora kristiansenii, ascospores stained with cotto-blue, Germany, Thuringia, leg. Günter Eckstein 2015-12-05
Apothecia: 1-2.5 mm in diameter, with prominent membranaceous, dentate margin, hymenium orange to orange-red
Asci: 260-340 x 18-25 µm, 8-spored, uniseriate
Ascospores: globose, inclusive ornamentation 16-19 µm in diameter, exclusive ornamentation 14-16 µm in diameter, ornamentation consisting of ridges 0.8-1.2(-1.5) µm broad and 1 µm high forming an areolate, large-meshed reticulum of the Campylopodis-subtype with 3-5(6) meshes per diameter
Host: Ceratodon purpureus
Habitat: on nutrient-poor, sandy soil with Ceratodon purpureus
Distribution: Germany (TH), Norway

References:
  • Benkert, D. 1990. Zwei neue Arten der Gattung Lamprospora (Pezizales, Ascomycetes). - Feddes repertorium 101: 631-637.
  • Kristiansen, R. 1999. Miniatyrbegersopper i Ostfold. - Natur i Ostfold 18: 93-108.
  • Kristiansen, R. 2006. Miniatyrbegersopper nye for Norge. - Agarica 26: 69-77.

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