Polydesmia pruinosa

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Polydesmia pruinosa

Identiified by John Leach. 13 December 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Fruiting Body

Disk shaped, pruinose, to about 0.5 mm across

Flesh

Soft white

Smell

Unknown

Taste

Unknown

Season

All year

Distribution

Frequent

Habitat

On pyrenomycetes

Microscopic Features

Spores spindle shaped, curved, with 4 drops (15-20) x (4-6) µm2. Asci 8 spored. Paraphyses filliform, forked at the tips.

Edibility

Unknown

Notes

I am grateful to John Leach for identifying the specimens shown and to Andreas Gminder for confirming the identification

Additional Photographs

Polydesmia pruinosa

A close up view. 13 December 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin