MycoKey : the species Ascobolus immersus

Generic short diagnoses: Tiny to small, barrel- to disc-shaped operculate discomycetes with a hymenium dotted by dark, free spores in protruding, amyloid asci. On dung, soil and debris.

Ascobolus immersus - DK: storsporet prikbæger
protruding asci

Ascobolus immersus , storsporet prikbæger, nedsenket prikkbeger, Slijmspoorspikkelschijfje, GroƟsporiger Kotling
protruding asci
Illustration and © Lone Glerup

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