Weddellomyces epicallopisma
Weddellomyces epicallopisma #

Lichenicolous fungus on thallus of Caloplaca flavescens

Widespread in England and Wales on the thallus of Caloplaca flavescens, occasionally also found on C. aurantia
BLS conservation evaluation: LC NS

Perithecial wall comprised of quadrangular to pentangular plates, visible in microscope squash. The asci are (6-)8 spored, spores brown, 2-3(-5) septate, 24-31 x 9.5(-12) Ám.
Microscope photographs below.


Weddellomyces epicallopisma

Microscope photographs
Weddellomyces epicallopisma


Weddellomyces epicallopisma


Weddellomyces epicallopisma
Weddellomyces epicallopisma #
On Caloplaca flavescens. Holy Rood churchyard, Wool, Dorset. February 2013

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