• Strangospora moriformis (Ach.) Stein
Strangospora moriformis
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The scruffy grey thallus specked with tiny black knots of tissue on exposed softwood is a rarity in Ireland, there being only one record from County Fermanagh. Under the microscope the multispored asci contain simple, spherical spores, 1.52.5m. The similar S. deplanata is restricted to the boles of willow and ash.

Key characteristics

  • Thallus grey, granular with tiny discs 0.20.5mm diam., like plugs of tissue
  • Asci multispored, spores globose, simple; on exposed softwood and old softwood fencing.

Original text submitted by Vince J. Giavarini

 Simms, M. J., (2016). Strangospora moriformis (Ach.) Stein. [In] LichenIreland. Accessed on 2020-05-26.