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Octospora moravecii K. B. Khare
Canadian Journal of Botany 54(9): 964 (1976)

Apothecia: 1-2,5 mm in diameter, without membranaceous margin, pale yellow to orange
Asci: cylindric, 200-250 x 14-16 µm, 8-spored, spores uniseriate
Ascospores: broadly ellipsoid to subglobose, 14-16(-17) x (11-)12-14(-14.5) µm, ornamentation consisting of isolated warts 0.5-1.5 µm high, sometimes the warts can be connected to short ridges
Host: unknown, possibly Pohlia
Habitat: around reservoirs, at wet roadsides, on wet soil, in arctic/alpine habitats
Distribution: Czech Republic, Norway, Svalbard


References:
  • Benkert, D. 1998a. Beiträge zur Kenntnis bryophiler Pezizales-Arten. 6. Wrightoideae, eine neue Sektion der Gattung Octospora. - Zeitschrift für Mykologie 64: 17-40.
  • Dissing, H. & Sivertsen, S. 1983a. Operculate Discomycetes from Rana (Norway) 4. Octospora hygrohypnophila, Peziza prosthetica und Scutellinia mirabilis spp. nov. - Nordic Journal of Botany 3: 415-421.
  • Huhtinen, S. 1987. New Svalbard fungi. - In: Laursen, G. A.; Ammirati, J. F.; Redhead, S. A. (eds.). Arctic and alpine mycology II. New York: Plenum Press, pp. 123-151.
  • Khare, K. B. 1976. Two new species of the genus Octospora. - Canadian Journal of Botany 54: 960-965.
  • Kristiansen, R. 2006. Miniatyrbegersopper nye for Norge. - Agarica 26: 69-77.
  • Lisická, E. & Moravec, J. 1987. Nové nálezy hub v Československu 27. Octospora wrightii (Berk. et Curt.) J. Moravec. - Česká Mykologie 41: 234-237, pl. XVII.

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