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Catinella olivacea (Batsch) Boud. (a discomycete)

Date 15 October 2016
OS grid ref SZ19
Lat/Lon 50° 50' N, 1° 50' W
Location Vice County: Dorset, VC9, England
Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary three groups of cups on piece of very wet, rotting wood
Identification Notes: Asci: 8-spored, tip not stained in iodine.

Acospores: ellipsoid-fusiform, sometimes narrowed, a beautiful pale blue when young, maturing to grey-green, with an oil drop at each end, 9-10/4.5µm.

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