MycoKey : the species Orbilia delicatula

Generic short diagnoses: Sessile to substipitate, waxy-semitranslucent, often yellowish, orange or pinkish discomycetes with narrow, ± stipitate, often truncate asci without croziers, living spores with a single spore body in the apex, and a pale textura globolosa to angularis.


Orbilia delicatula - DK: krumsporet voksskive

Orbilia delicatula , krumsporet voksskive, Niersporig wasbekertje, Nierensporiges Knopfbecherchen
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-92.400
Orbilia delicatula , krumsporet voksskive, Niersporig wasbekertje, Nierensporiges Knopfbecherchen
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-05.061
Orbilia delicatula , krumsporet voksskive, Niersporig wasbekertje, Nierensporiges Knopfbecherchen
asci and paraphyses*, ascus top, spores*
Illustration and © Hans-Otto Baral
Spain, HB 7124

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