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09-07-2020 00:39

Valencia Lopez Francisco Javier

Hola a todosEncontré este curioso ascomycete a me

10-07-2020 17:50

Garcia Susana

Hola, Me gustaría vuestra ayuda para identificar

07-07-2020 13:34

Sergey Markov

I found this peziza sp. on loamy soil - on the gro

08-07-2020 00:01

Shane John

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Chris Yeates Chris Yeates

Bonjour tous While searching for the downy mildew

10-07-2020 14:26

Thomas Læssøe

Anybody in the know of eg Pseudoneottispora?See: 

08-07-2020 19:01

Nicolas VAN VOOREN Nicolas VAN VOOREN

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08-07-2020 20:29

Juuso Äikäs

These were growing on a dead grass stalk in a fore

08-07-2020 18:21

Castillo Joseba Castillo Joseba

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08-07-2020 10:59

Joanne Taylor

Hi there,Does anyone have a copy of the following

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Asco on Himalayan Balsam
Malcolm Greaves, 04-06-2020 18:28
Malcolm  GreavesHello
Can someone help with this long necked flask found on a dead Himalayan Balsam stem.
Only 1/3mm with spores 5.3 x 2.5. The spores look to be developing a septa but I could find none with a fully developed one so migh just be the internal structure.
Thanks
Mal
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Guy Buddy, 04-06-2020 23:25
Re : Asco on Himalayan Balsam
Hey Mal
I will take a guess and say something in the ophiostomatales but with only the anamorph it’s hard to narrow it down.
Devin
Malcolm Greaves, 05-06-2020 08:42
Malcolm  Greaves
Re : Asco on Himalayan Balsam
Ok thanks for that Devin.
Mal
Paul Cannon, 05-06-2020 18:12
Re : Asco on Himalayan Balsam
Hello Mal

It's possible that this could be Arxiomyces vitis (syn. Phaeostoma vitis), which has evanescent asci with ascospores about the size that you give. They have a single large germ pore (large in comparison to the spore width) at one end of the ascospore - I wasn't sure whether I could see that in your image. It would only be the second GBI collection, to my knowledge, and if you have more material I'd be interested to see it.

There's not much published info on the genus but I'll send you a paper that treats the species (as Phaeostoma).

Best wihes

Paul
Malcolm Greaves, 06-06-2020 22:23
Malcolm  Greaves
Re : Asco on Himalayan Balsam
Thanks I will get it in the post.
Paul Cannon, 14-06-2020 17:02
Re : Asco on Himalayan Balsam
I've looked at the specimen that Mal kindly sent me. I think it is a species of Arxiomyces, but it is a little different from A. vitis and is probably undescribed.