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  • English
    • Sac Fungi
  • Scientific Names
    • Ascomycota
    • Ascomycetes
  • Spanish
    • Hongos de saco, levaduras y parientes

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Recent observations

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dpom

Date

January 30, 2015 01:22 PM PST

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What

Membranous Pelt Lichen Peltigera membranacea

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dpom

Date

January 30, 2015 01:22 PM PST

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What

Cramp Balls Annulohypoxylon thouarsianum

Observer

dpom

Date

January 30, 2015 01:22 PM PST

Description

growing on oak bark

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What

Pelt Lichens Genus Peltigera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 30, 2015 11:13 AM PST

Description

On damp cliff under mixed eucalyptus/redwoods.

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Elegant Sunburst Lichen Xanthoria elegans

Observer

scottking

Date

November 28, 2013 12:59 PM CST

Description

Elegant Sunburst Lichen & Snowflake
on roadside rock near Lake Lida
Pelican Rapids, Minnesota

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jameswbeck

Date

January 25, 2015

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Reindeer Lichens Genus Cladina

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cullen

Date

January 30, 2015 07:45 AM CST

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Beard Lichens Genus Usnea

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rangerskat

Date

March 3, 2012 01:56 AM PST

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Christmas lichen Cryptothecia rubrocincta

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royaltyler

Date

January 25, 2015 12:37 PM EST

Description

Christmas lichen?

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jon_sullivan

Date

January 7, 2015 04:33 PM NZDT

Description

Powdery mildew growing on a wild spindletree seedling.

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What

Cramp Balls Family Xylariaceae

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

January 28, 2015 09:28 AM PST

Description

On fallen oak. Largest about 1" across.

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What

Rock Nipple Lichen Thelomma mammosum

Observer

robberfly

Date

January 28, 2015 11:02 AM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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