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Aspicilia contorta subsp. contorta 6-spored ascus.

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Family: MEGASPORACEAE

Habitat: Ubiquitous

Description

     This taxon differs from Aspicilia contorta subsp. contorta by asci with 6 spores. Subcylindrical asci of 180 x 40 µm with 6 spores globular to subspheric of 18-30 x 15-27 µm. On hard limestone rocks







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Aspicilia contorta Cf. 6-spored ascus Meuse 2
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Aspicilia contorta Cf. 6-spored ascus Meuse 3
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Aspicilia contorta Cf. 6-spored ascus Asque Lugol Meuse 5
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Aspicilia contorta Cf. 6-spored ascus Spores Lugol Meuse 6
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