Anisomeridium macrocarpum (Körb.) V. Wirth

Flechtenflora: 531, 1980. Basionym: Acrocordia macrocarpa Körb. - Parerga Lichenol., 4: 347, 1863.
Synonyms: Arthopyrenia macrocarpa (Körb.) Zahlbr.
Distribution: N - Ven. S- Cal (CLU 5022).
Description: Thallus crustose, indistinct, not lichenized. Perithecia black, up to 0.5 mm across. Involucrellum present K+ green; exciple of cellular hyphae, usually without bark cells, brown-black in upper part, pale or colourless in lower part; pseudoparaphyses slender, stiff, long-celled, branched and anastomosing, c. 1 μm thick; periphyses absent; hymenial gel I-. Asci (4-)8-spored, cylindrical-clavate, K/I-, fissitunicate, the apical dome with an indistinct ocular chamber. Ascospores 1(-3)-septate, slightly constricted at septa, hyaline, narrowly ellipsoid, slightly pointed at both ends, 30-47 x 7-10 μm. Photobiont absent. Spot tests: thallus K-, C-, KC-, P-, UV-. Chemistry: without lichen substances.
Note: a mainly Central European, non-lichenized, saprophytic species also known from northern Spain, found on the trunks of broad-leaved deciduous trees, in woodlands, below the montane belt; certainly very rare in Italy.
Growth form: Fungus
Substrata: bark
Reproductive strategy: mainly sexual

Commonnes-rarity: (info)

Alpine belt: absent
Subalpine belt: absent
Oromediterranean belt: absent
Montane belt: absent
Submediterranean belt: extremely rare
Padanian area: absent
Humid submediterranean belt: absent
Humid mediterranean belt: absent
Dry mediterranean belt: absent

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Herbarium samples

Kok van Herk - Source:
Herb. NHN-L