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Lamprospora miniata var. ratisbonensis Benkert
Micologia 2000 (Ass. Micol. Bresadola), Trento 2000 : 51 (2001)
Lamprospora miniata var. ratisbonensis, apothecia Lamprospora miniata var. ratisbonensis, ascus with ascospores
1: Lamprospora miniata var. ratisbonensis, apothecia 2: Lamprospora miniata var. ratisbonensis, ascus with ascospores
Apothecia: 0.7-1.5 mm in diameter with membranaceous margin, hymenium pale orange to reddish
Ascospores: globose, 14-16(-17) µm in diameter, ornamentation consisting of ridges 0.5-1.0 µm broad forming a more or less regular but often incomplete areolate reticulum of (4-)5-8(-11) meshes/diameter
Hosts: Didymodon rigidulus and Didymodon vinealis
Infectious structures: infects rhizoids
Habitat: in open habitats on soil with pioneer-mosses
Distribution: rare in Germany (BY, BB, HH, MV, NI) also known from Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Greece, Hungary, The Netherlands, Norway
Notes: differs from Lamprospora miniata De Not. var. miniata by broader and often incomplete ridges of the spore ornamentation as well as the restriction to the moss genus Didymodon

References:
  • Benkert, D. 2001. Neotypisierung von Lamprospora miniata De Not. (Ascomycetes, Pezizales) und die Problematik des 'Lamprospora miniata-Komplexes'. - Micologia 2000 47-61.
  • Benkert, D. 2007. Zur Kenntnis des Vorkommens bryophiler Pezizales (Ascomycota) in Südost-Europa. - Mycologia Montenegrina 10: 7-21.
  • Benkert, D. 2009. Zwei neue Arten bryophiler Pezizales (Ascomycota) aus der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Auflistung der aus Deutschland bisher nachgewiesenen Arten mit Kurzdiagnostik. - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 75: 51-68.
  • Eckstein, J. & Eckstein, G. 2009. Bryoparasitische Pezizales (Ascomycetes) der Gattungen Lamprospora, Octospora und Neottiella im Alten Botanischen Garten von Göttingen. - Herzogia 22: 213-228. PDF (abstract only).
  • Kristiansen, R. 2006. Miniatyrbegersopper nye for Norge. - Agarica 26: 69-77.
  • Rubio, E., Suárez, A. & Miranda, M. A. 2002. Estudios preliminares sobre los generos Lamporspora de Natais y Ramsbottomia W. D. Buckley (Ascomycetes, Pezizales) en Asturias. - Bol. Soc. Micol. Madrid 26: 61-82.
Images:
Lamprospora miniata var. ratisbonensis, asci with ascospores Lamprospora miniata var. ratisbonensis, asci with ascospores
3: Lamprospora miniata var. ratisbonensis, ascus with ascospores 4: Lamprospora miniata var. ratisbonensis, ascus with ascospores

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