BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Chromocyphella muscicola (Fr.) Donk (a cyphellaceous fungus)
||28 October 2013
|OS grid ref
||50° 60' N, 1° 40' W
||Vice County: South Wilts, VC8, England
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|Stage or state
||on mixed mosses and liverworts on Beech trunk
||Large circular white patches of dead moss and Metzgeria furcata, with basidiomes on central part.
Spores: brown, globose, slightly rough and scrophulous, 7-8µm diam.
The host bryophyte cover had largely recovered by March 2017, but the previous sheets of Metzgeria had been replaced by fine-leaved mosses.