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01-02-2023 10:30

Lothar Krieglsteiner Lothar Krieglsteiner

... on old herbaceous stem (likely Tropaeolum maju

01-02-2023 09:30

Lothar Krieglsteiner Lothar Krieglsteiner

.. 29.1.23 near Carrapateira (W-Coast of Algarve),

31-01-2023 17:07

Marja Pennanen

Hello folks, I have found these brown ones (~1cmx

01-02-2023 09:35

Lothar Krieglsteiner Lothar Krieglsteiner

... 29.3.23 near Carrapateira (W-Algarve, Portugal

31-01-2023 13:50

Savic Dragisa

Regards to allAn unusual finding, especially for m

31-01-2023 19:58

Nogueira Héctor

Hello!25/01/2023 Argañoso(León) SPAIN  Specime

29-01-2023 18:19

Bernard CLESSE Bernard CLESSE

Bonsoir à toutes et tous,Pourriez-vous confirmer

28-01-2023 23:39

William Slosse William Slosse

Good evening everyone,I recently bred an Ascobolus

28-01-2023 22:17

Josep Torres Josep Torres

Hola.Unos pequeños apotecios de color amarillo y

24-01-2023 23:30

Josep Torres Josep Torres

Hola.Una Botryosphaeriaceae sobre la corteza de un

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Acaroconium punctiforme?
Niek Schrier, 23-11-2022 21:14
hi everyone,

I found a lichenicolous fungi growing on Sarcogyne regularis. I think it is Acaroconium punctiforme (Kocourkova, J. & Hawksworth, D. L.;2008).

The Conidiomata pycnidia are arising on the apothecial discs and are 60-75 um in diameter, I did my best to make this visible on some photo's. The conidia are non-septate, somewhat irregular broadly ellipsoid, slightly pale brown with 1 or 2 guttules, measuring 5.5 - 6.8 x 3.2 - 4.0 um (n=8).

Can anyone confirm this is Acaroconium punctiforme?

Kind regards,
Niek Schrier

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Berger Franz, 23-11-2022 23:40
Re : Acaroconium punctiforme?
May be, but needs a thin cross section for firm identificatio! For judging the coniogenesis.  Could also be Microsphaeropsis
Try to get a Foto with CC (conidiogenous cells ) and conidiogenous unit (Conidium still attached on CC)  sometimes possible also in squash preparation. (Success rises also with squashing a hand cut section, Not only squashing a whole conidium). You need to do that also in Lichenconium or some Lichenodiplis!

This gheterogenetic group of phaeosporous coelomycetes can be quite  challenging!
All the best