Classification
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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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Observer

finatic

Date

August 31, 2014 04:20 AM PDT

Description

Imperial County, California, US

Fungus growing out of the beetle.

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What

Orange Peel Fungus Aleuria aurantia

Observer

awiladzi

Date

October 18, 2014

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Orange Peel Fungus Aleuria aurantia

Observer

awiladzi

Date

October 18, 2014

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Orange Peel Fungus Aleuria aurantia

Observer

awiladzi

Date

October 18, 2014

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Orange Peel Fungus Aleuria aurantia

Observer

awiladzi

Date

October 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Orange Peel Fungus Aleuria aurantia

Observer

awiladzi

Date

October 18, 2014

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Orange Peel Fungus Aleuria aurantia

Observer

awiladzi

Date

October 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Reindeer Lichens Genus Cladina

Observer

saraeverett

Date

October 19, 2014 02:12 PM EDT

Description

Colonies of this lichen covered the ascent and descent of Wood Chuck Hill.

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Observer

dhobern

Date

October 19, 2014 04:07 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Coral Firedot Lichen Caloplaca coralloides

Observer

kueda

Date

October 18, 2014 06:03 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Tube Lichens Genus Hypogymnia

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 05:41 PM PDT

Description

flat, dry, dark inside, top and bottom, no apothecia
Connector Trail

Photos / Sounds

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 05:13 PM PDT

Description

Pale green, soredia on margins and a few on the strands, on coyote bush
Batteries to bluff trail, on stairs
Late afternoon light was making photography difficult....

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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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