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

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Recent observations

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Lichens in the genus Lichen Genus Lichen

Observer

karrisheone

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

Cup-like grey lichen growing on a branch.

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What

Powdery mildews Order Erysiphales

Observer

ashleygroleau

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

White fluffy mold-like substance on a plant on Bruce Trail. Interested to know what this may be.

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Pixie cup lichens Genus Cladonia

Observer

mrchasse

Date

February 2, 2016 11:30 AM PST

Description

On old dune sands within remnant mock heather (Ericameria ericoides) dune scrub community.

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Gray Witch's Hair Alectoria nigricans

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 7, 2016 12:34 PM PST

Description

Witch's hair lichen (Alectoria nigricans) in long strands on a tree

We took a float trip down the Skagit River, it was an interesting way to explore the North Cascades. We started at Marble mount and went down to Rockport with Captain Dave.

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gwark

Date

February 8, 2012 12:17 PM AKST

Description

on Red Alder

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Common Greenshield Lichen Flavoparmelia caperata

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rcurtis

Date

February 7, 2016 04:01 PM EST

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Shield Lichen Parmelia sulcata

Observer

rcurtis

Date

February 7, 2016 04:10 PM EST

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Common Powderhorn Cladonia coniocraea

Observer

rcurtis

Date

February 7, 2016 04:23 PM EST

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Pebbled Pixie Cup Cladonia pyxidata

Observer

rcurtis

Date

February 7, 2016 04:23 PM EST

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Wreath Lichens Genus Phaeophyscia

Observer

rcurtis

Date

February 7, 2016 04:29 PM EST

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Candleflame Lichen Candelaria concolor

Observer

rcurtis

Date

February 7, 2016 04:29 PM EST

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Green Wood Cup Chlorociboria aeruginascens

Observer

peterminucci

Date

February 5, 2016

Description

Green lichen on a tree trunk

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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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