Licea sambucina D. W. Mitch
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Licea sambucina
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Licea sambucina

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Licea sambucina
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Licea sambucina

Licea sambucina
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Licea sambucina

Licea sambucina
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Licea sambucina

Licea sambucina
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Licea sambucina

Licea sambucina
© The Eumycetozoan Project, 2006 · 0
Licea sambucina
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Protoplasmodia and sclerotia orange. Sporocarps dull or shiny brown, sessile, mostly elongated and 0.10 x 0.25 mm or circular or triangular from above and then c. 0.1-0.2(-0.3) mm diam. Peridium membranous, transparent and very pale yellow-brown by TL, smooth, minutely punctate inside and marked with a reticulum of polygonal ridges that are about the same diam. as that of the spores, enclosed in a tough gel that is readily separated and containing sparse refuse deposits. Peridium divided into platelets with their margins marked with irregularly distributed, hyaline tubercles c. 1-4 Ám diam. Spore-mass pale yellow brown. Spores pale yellow-brown, 13-14(-15) Ám diam., minutely and evenly verruculose, without a germinative pore. Dehiscence by a longitudinal slit in the elongated sporocarps.

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References
  • Mitchell,D.W., McHugh, R. 2000: Recent discoveries of corticolous Licea species from the British Isles with descriptions of two new species. Karstenia 40: 103-109.

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