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  • Korean
    • 자낭균문
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 子囊菌門
  • Scientific Names
    • Ascomycota
    • Ascomycetes
    • Ascomycotina
  • Spanish
    • Hongos de saco, levaduras y parientes
  • English
    • Sac Fungi

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tube Lichens Genus Hypogymnia

Observer

fantasma

Date

June 24, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

leptonia

Date

April 28, 2016

Description

perhaps H. virescens

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sac Fungi Phylum Ascomycota

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 30, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 31, 2016

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Square

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 31, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sac Fungi Phylum Ascomycota

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 31, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 30, 2016

Description

Spores 5-6 × 2-3 µm long, inamyloid.

Ellipsoid but quite tapered at both ends

Hairs around cup septate and strongly tuberculate

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 28, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 28, 2016

Description

Discoid ascomycetes with an olive green fertile surface and strikingly bright yellow-green fuzzy rim.

We all viewed these tiny specimens with a hand lens.

Very young specimens on cut end of what I believe was Comarostaphylis (summer holly) in the Channel Islands section of the garden.

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Square

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 23, 2016

Description

On earwigs (Forficula auricularia)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 25, 2016

Description

Perhaps the yellow and orange bands are a hyperparasite?

On Bay-laurel Wood

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

under Live Oak and Redwood (no mycorrhizal conifers)

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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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