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Lamprospora moynei Benkert
Zeitschrift für Mykologie 53(2): 236 (1987)

Lamprospora moynei, apothecia within protonema of Ephemerum minuitissimum, Germany, Thuringia, leg. Günter Eckstein 2015-12-05 Lamprospora moynei, ascus with ascospores stained with cotton-blue, Austria, Steiermark, leg. Gernot Friebes 2013-09-26
1: Lamprospora moynei, apothecia within protonema of Ephemerum minuitissimum, Germany, Thuringia, leg. Günter Eckstein 2015-12-05 2: Lamprospora moynei, ascus with ascospores stained with cotton-blue, Austria, Steiermark, leg. Gernot Friebes 2013-09-26
Apothecia: to 2 mm in diameter, with inconspicuous membranaceous margin, hymenium golden to orange-yellow
Asci: 165-230 x 18-24 µm, 8-spored, spores uniseriate
Ascospores: globose, 11-13 µm (14-18 µm inclusive oranmentation) in diameter, ornamentation consisting of strong, double-walled, rarely anastomosing ridges 2-3(-4) µm broad and high
Host: Ephemerum minutissimum
Habitat: stubble fields or disturbed ground at base-poor sites
Distribution: Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland

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.
  • Vega, M., Eckstein, J., Friebes, G. & Stöckli, E. 2015. Lamprospora moynei Benkert - nun auch in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz nachgewiesen. - Zeitschrift für Mykologie, 81 (2): 403-416.
Images:
Lamprospora moynei
3: Lamprospora moynei, ascospores, SEM-image, Germany, Thuringia, leg. Jan Eckstein 2013-11-03

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