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Lamprospora lubicensis Benkert
Zeitschrift für Mykologie 60(1): 195 (1994)
Lamprospora lubicensis, apothecia Lamprospora lubicensis, ascus with ascospores
1: Lamprospora lubicensis, apothecia 2: Lamprospora lubicensis, ascus with ascospores
Apothecia: 2-3 mm in diameter, with prominent, up to 1 mm broad membranaceous margin
Asci: 240-340 x 17-22 µm, 8-spored, spores uniseriate
Ascospores: globose, (14-)15-17(-18) µm, one oil droplet of 10-12.5 µm in diameter, ornamentation consisting of isolated warts, sometimes the warts are connected to short ridges
Host: Hennediella heimii
Infectious structures: infects the rhizoids, appressoria always covered with many accompanying hyphae
Habitat: on saline soil at the coast and also at inland saline sites
Distribution: rare in Germany (HE, RP, SH, ST, TH)

References:
  • Benkert, D. 1994a. Beiträge zur Kenntnis bryophiler Pezizales-Arten. 1. Lamprospora lubicensis, eine neue Art aus Norddeutschland. - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 60: 195-198.
  • Eckstein, J. & Eckstein, G. 2008. Zum Vorkommen von Lamprospora lubicensis Benkert (Ascomycota, Pezizales) an Binnensalzstellen in Mitteldeutschland. - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 74: 253-256.
  • Hensel, G. 2010. Zwei interessante Pilzarten an der Saline Bad Dürrenberg. - Heimat-Jahrbuch Saalkreis 16: 61-63. web
  • Hensel, G. 2014. Zwei interessante Pilzarten an der Saline Bad Dürrenberg (Sachsen-Anhalt). - Boletus 35: 104-108.
  • Oesau, A. 2009. Lamprospora lubicensis Benkert (Ascomycota, Pezizales), ein auf dem Salzmoos Desmatodon heimii (Hedw.) Mitt. parasitierender Pilz in Bad Kreuznach (Rheinland-Pfalz). - Archive for Bryology 45: 1-4. PDF
Images:
Lamprospora lubicensis, apothecia Lamprospora lubicensis, asci with ascospores
3: Lamprospora lubicensis, apothecia 4: Lamprospora lubicensis, asci with ascospores stained with lactophenol-cotton-blue
Lamprospora lubicensis, ascospore Lamprospora lubicensis, SEM-image of ascospores
3: Lamprospora lubicensis, SEM-image of ascospore, Germany, Hesse, Bad Sooden-Allendorf, leg. Jan Eckstein 2014-01-18 4: Lamprospora lubicensis, SEM-image of ascospores, Germany, Thuringia, Bad Sulza, leg. Jan Eckstein 2016-04-30

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