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Lamprospora tuberculata Seaver
Mycologia 4: 47 (1912)

Lamprospora tuberculata, apothecia with Pleuridium subulatum Lamprospora tuberculata, spores in water (left) and spores stained with lactophenol-cotton-blue (right)
1: Lamprospora tuberculata, apothecia with Pleuridium subulatum 2: Lamprospora tuberculata, spores in water (left) and spores stained with lactophenol-cotton-blue (right)
Apothecia: 1-2 mm in diameter with broad membranaceous margin, hymenium orange
Asci: 320-375 x 20-25 µm, 8-spored, spores uniseriate
Ascospores: globose, inclusive ornamentation (13-)15-18(-20) µm in diameter, ornamentation consisting of rounded warts and tubercles of very uneven sizes, large ones (2-)3-6(-8) µm broad, small ones 1-2 µm broad
Host: Pleuridium acuminatumPleuridium subulatum
Habitat: on soil
Distribution: rare in Germany (BW, BY, BB, NI) also known from Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, France, The Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United States

References:
  • Benkert, D. 1987a. Beiträge zur Taxonomie der Gattung Lamprospora (Pezizales). - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 53: 195-271.
  • 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.
  • Benkert, D. & Brouwer, E. 2004. New species of Octospora and some further remarkable bryoparasitic Pezizales from the Netherlands. - Persoonia 18: 381-391.
  • Brouwer, E. 1999. Mosschijfjes (Lamprospora en Octospora): voorkomen en verspeiding in Nederland. - Coolia 42: 2-20.
  • Caillet, M. & Moyne, G. 1980. Contribution a l'étude du genre Octospora Hedw. ex S.F. Gray emend. Le Gal. especes a spores ornementées, globuleuses ou subglobuleuses. - Bulletin de la Société Mycologique de France 96: 175-211.
  • 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.
  • Eckstein, J., Eckstein, G. & Vega, M. 2014. Bemerkenswerte Funde bryoparasitischer Pezizales (Ascomycota) aus Deutschland II. - Boletus 35: 17-25. abstract
  • Egertova, Z., Eckstein, J. & Vega, M. 2015. Lamprospora tuberculata, Octospora ithacaensis, O. orthotrichi and O. affinis - four bryoparasitic ascomycetes new to the Czech Republic. - Czech Mycology 67 (2): 119-133. PDF from Czech Mycology
  • Engel, H. 1984. Lamprospora tuberculata Seaver erstmals in Deutschland nachgewiesen. - Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Pilze Mitteleuropas 1: 179-182.
  • Engel, H. & Hanff, B. 1987. In Nordwestoberfranken und seinen angrenzenden Gebieten (Unterfranken) gefundene Arten der Gattungen Lamprospora De Notaris und Ramsbottomia W. D. Buckley emend. D. Benkert u. T. Schumacher. - Die Pilzflora Nordwestoberfrankens 11/A: 3-31.
  • Khare, K. B. 1976. Some Lamprospora species from India. - Norwegian Journal of Botany 23: 1-5.
  • Kristiansen, R. 2006. Miniatyrbegersopper nye for Norge. - Agarica 26: 69-77.
  • McLennan, E. & Cookson, I. 1923. Additions to the Australian ascomycetes. I. - Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria New Series 35: 153-158, plates 9-10.
  • McLennan, E. & Cookson, I. 1926. Additions to the Australian ascomycetes, II. - Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria New Series 38: 69-76, plate IV-VI.
  • Moser, M. 1963. Notizen zu einigen interessanten Discomyceten. - Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlichen-Medizinischen Vereins Innsbruck 53: 139-141. [the specimen of L. tuberculata was later revised by Benkert (1994c) as L. rehmii]
  • Rifai, M. A. 1968. The Australian Pezizales in the Herbarium of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. - Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen Afdeling Natuurkunde Tweede Reeks 57 (3): 1-295.
  • Seaver, F. J. 1912. The genus Lamprospora, with descriptions of two new species. - Mycologia 4: 45-48, plate 57.
  • Seaver, F. J. 1914. A preliminary study of the genus Lamprospora. - Mycologia 6: 5-24, plate 114. PDF
  • Wang, Y. Z. & Kimbrough, J. W. 1992. Monographic studies of North American species of Octospora previously ascribed to Lamprospora (Pezizales, Ascomycetes). - Special Publication no. 4, National Museum of Natural Science (Taiwan). PDF
Images:
Lamprospora tuberculata, SEM-image of ascospore Lamprospora minuta, tuberculata, SEM-image of ascospores
3: Lamprospora tuberculata, SEM-image of ascospore 4: Lamprospora tuberculata, SEM-image of ascospores, Germany, Saxony Anhalt, Aseleben, leg. J. Eckstein 2013-12-11, no. 34002

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