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Lamprospora lutziana Boud.
Bull. Soc. Mycol. Fr. 33: 15 (1917)

Type: France, 'Cantal, Augusto 1913, legit D. Lutz inter caespites Muscorum (Philonotis fontana) et benevole communicata' (holotype MNHN?, no material found in MNHN [Benkert 1987])

Lamprospora lutziana Lamprospora lutziana
1: Lamprospora lutziana, apothecia with Philonotis fontana, Spain, La Rioja, Valdezcaray, 2018-Aug-18 R. Martínez-Gil, image by R. Martínez-Gil 2: Lamprospora lutziana, ascospores stained with cotton blue, Spain, La Rioja, Valdezcaray, 2018-Jul-01 R. Martínez-Gil, image by R. Martínez-Gil
Apothecia: 1.4-3 mm broad, disc-shaped to cupulate with a prominent, fimbriate-dentate margin, hymenium orange, yellowish if rehydrated
Asci: cylindric 250-300 x 20-30 µm, 8-spored, spores uniseriate
Paraphyses: filiform, gradually widened to 5-7 µm at tip, upper cells containing many vacuoles with orange-red pigment
Ascospores: globose, (12.8-)15-18 µm, ornamentation consisting of isolated, rounded warts, 0.5-1.7 µm high and 0.3-1.5 µm broad
Hosts: Philonotis fontana
Habitat: on moist, sandy soil among shoots of Philonotis fontana
Distribution: Austria, Czech Republic, France, Iceland, Norway, Spain, Switzerland


References:
  • Benkert, D. 1987a. Beiträge zur Taxonomie der Gattung Lamprospora (Pezizales). - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 53: 195-271.
  • Boudier, E. 1917. Dernières étincelles mycologiques. - Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Mycologique de France 33: 7-22, pl. 1-6.
  • 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.
  • Graf, U. & Mühlebach, K. 2014. Ein alpiner Moosbecherling. - SZP/BSM, 3/2014: 10-12.
  • Kubička, J. 1972. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Mykoflora des Tales Zadielská dolina in dem südslowakischen Karstgebiet. I. Lamprospora lutziana Boud. - Česká Mykologie 26: 37-42. [This collection was later revised and described as new species, Octospora svrcekii, by D. Benkert (1998a)].
  • Martínez-Gil, R., Vega, M. & De la Cruz, J. 2019. Contribución al conocimiento y distribución de Lamprospora lutziana (Pezizales), una especie poco citada, encontrada en el norte de España. - Ascomycete.org. 11:195–204.. PDF
  • Schumacher, T. K. 1993. Studies in arctic and alpine Lamprospora species. - Sydowia 45: 307-337.
Images:
Lamprospora lutziana Lamprospora lutziana, SEM-image of ascospore
3: Lamprospora lutziana, SEM-image of ascospores, Norway, Oppland, Dovre, leg. S. Sievertsen, T. Schumacher & K. Ostmoe 1984-08-09, TRH F8184 4: Lamprospora lutziana, SEM-image of ascospore, Norway, Oppland, Dovre, leg. S. Sievertsen, T. Schumacher & K. Ostmoe 1984-08-09, TRH F8184

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