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Peziza ampliata Pers. (a cup fungus)

Date 15 March 2017
OS grid ref SU00
Lat/Lon 50° 50' N, 1° 50' W
Location Vice County: Dorset, VC9, England
Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary apothecia on old fire-ste
Identification Notes: Asci: 8-spored, apex blue in Melzer's Iodine.

Ascospores: smooth, ellipsoid, with a single central, oil drop, 19-22/10-13.5µm.

Paraphyses: with brownish granular contents, ends clavate-swollen to irregularly clubbed.

Apothecium, in section, with brown line below hymenium, but not obviously stratified.

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