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Sphaeropsis visci (Alb. & Schwein.) Sacc. (a coelomycete)

Date 27 September 2010
OS grid ref SO46
Lat/Lon 52° 20' N, 2° 40' W
Location Vice County: Hereford, VC36, England
Voucher 27/09/2010[A]
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Stage or state Anamorph
Record Summary on fallen Mistletoe under dying Apple tree on landscaping by modern development
Associated organism: on moribund, golden stem,leaf,berry of Viscum album
Identification Notes: On stems, leaves and mummified berries on fallen, moribund, golden sprigs of Mistletoe. The Mistletoe was growing on an almost leafless dying Apple tree planted in a small group of mixed fruit-trees on landscaping between the road and a modern housing estate.

Conidia: smooth, greyish, oblong, 40-50/18-19µm, with long hyaline conidiophores when young.

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