The only plant of this seen in this area of mangroves.
Common on trunks and branches of mangroves here. Underside with small yellow pseudocyphellaria.
On mangrove branch.
Grey apothecia. On mangrove trunk.
On Mangrove trunk.
Large patch (the size of my hand) on mangrove trunk. The liverwort at upper left is a species of Frullania.
Ascomycota is a Division/Phylum of the kingdom Fungi that, together with the Basidiomycota, form the subkingdom Dikarya. Its members are commonly known as the sac fungi. They are the largest phylum of Fungi, with over 64,000 species. The defining feature of this fungal group is the "ascus" (from Greek: ἀσκός (askos), meaning "sac" or "wineskin"), a microscopic sexual structure in which nonmotile spores, called ascospores, are formed. However, some species of the Ascomycota are asexual, meaning...