on dead catkins
at base of standing tree
Wolf lichen on incense cedar bark
Growing on the moss, Hypnum cupressiforme, in the open in a damp stream gully.
On a fallen twig on the ground. Found two more bits on the ground further on.
>12mm On clay bank
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...