BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Peziza violacea Pers. (a discomycete)
||23 November 2006
|OS grid ref
||51° 20' N, 1° 10' W
||Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
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|Stage or state
||violet cup fungus on fire site
||Ascospores: ellipsoid, 13.5/7µm, rough with fine isolated warts, outline evenly rough with two medium-small oil droplets.
Ascii: cylindric, 200/9µm, spores confined to upper third, basal section dextrinoid and tip blue in iodine.
Paraphyses: with granular violet contents and irregularly swollen tips which are often curved to one-side like malformed hockey sticks.