Corticifraga fuckelii Incertae sedis
Corticifraga fuckelii #

Lichenicolous fungus, photographs on Peltigera didactyla

Usually parasitic on Peltigera species. Rare on Nephroma laevigatum.
BLS conservation evaluation: LC NS

Immersed and sometimes confluent whitish to pale browm ascomata, 0.2-0.5mm diam. Asci are 8-spored, spores hyaline, 1-septate, 12-16 x 4-6 Ám. Microscope photograph below.

Similar: Corticifraga peltigerae. Ascomata black. Spores brown, 3-septate

Corticifraga fuckelii

Corticifraga fuckelii

Microscope photograph
Corticifraga fuckelii
Corticifraga fuckelii
On Peltigera didactyla. Studland Heath, Dorset. Dorset 2013

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