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Pteromycula clypeiformis P.F. Cannon (an ascomycete)

Warning Identification questionable
Date 4 November 2013
OS grid ref SY67
Lat/Lon 50° 30' N, 2° 30' W
Location Vice County: Dorset, VC9, England
Voucher 04/11/2013[F]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary patches of tiny superficial pseudothecia on dead stems of Sea Purslane
Associated organism: on dead stem of Atriplex portulacoides
Identification Notes: Pseudothecia: tiny, superficial, in patches, on peridium of dead branches of Sea Purslane.

Growing with Phomopsis piceae f. obiones

Ascospores: 9-10/3µm, tapered-cylindric, 1-septate with apical cell slightly larger.

Possibly Pteromycula c!ypeiformis. (Thanks to Paul Cannon for the thought.)

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