Irish lichens: home Fungi photographs

Navicella pileata
Phyllum: Ascomycota     Order: Pyrenales     Family: Massariaceae

Navicella pileata
Bark fungus

Similar in appearance to the lichen Acrocordia gemmata but the spores are much larger. Microscope photographs below.
ID Brian Coppins
January 2012
On Ash trunk
Caha Pass,
Co. Cork,
SW Ireland.

Navicella pileata

Microscope photographs
Navicella pileata, microscope photograph

Navicella pileata, asci and ascospores
Navicella pileata

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