BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Cyclaneusma minus (Butin) DiCosmo, Peredo & Minter (a discomycete)
||19 November 2009
|OS grid ref
||51° 20' N, 1° 20' W
||Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
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|Stage or state
||young apothecia on dead, fallen pine needles
||on dead fallen needle of Pinus sylvestris
||Pale, elongate apothecia erumpent through slits in the needle cuticle; amphigenous, growing on the adaxial and abaxial surfaces; not assocated with dark sclerotial lines; lips pale orange, perhaps more visible on the concave face of the leaf.
Hymenium: pale orange and waxy, embedded in pit in needle surface.
Ascospores: filiform; curved, bluntly elbowed or occasionally sigmoid; hyaline; multi-seriate (fasciculate) in ascus.
Paraphyses: hyaline, cylindric, with several short stubby branches at apex.