Epicoccum nigrum Link, (a dematiaceous anamorphic fungus)

13 Mar 2007 at OSGR: TQ16 in Surrey, England

Record Summaryon dead, bleached patches on leaves, and on fallen leaves of Arundinaria pygmaea var. disticha (a bamboo)
Found asAnamorph
Date13 March 2007
Associated organismArundinaria pygmaea var disticha
OS grid refOSGR: TQ16
Lat/Lon51° 20' N, 0° 20' W
Vice CountySurrey, VC no: 17
Voucher13 Mar 2007[C]
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Notes: Growing on dead fallen leaves and dead bleached patches on fading leaves.

Sporodochia: pulvinate, entirely orange when young, becoming obscured by dark conidia but showing bright orange in centre, c. 0.1mm diam.

Conidia: dark greyish brown, rough, obscurely muriform (internal walls ≤1µm thick but hyaline), ovoid, broad end 10-18µm diam.

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