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Peziza violacea Pers. (a discomycete)

Date 25 May 1979
OS grid ref SU82
Lat/Lon 51° 0' N, 0° 50' W
Location Vice County: West Sussex, VC13, England
Voucher 25/05/1979[F]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary on bonfire site
Identification Notes: Apothecium: cup-shaped, purple.
Paraphyses: clavate, 6µm at widest, filled with purplish granules, ofen slightly curved at tip.
Spores: 12/5µm (in ascus - none ripe) ellipsoid, 2 oil drops.
Asci: lower half sterile when young, 220/9µm

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