Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Ascomycota   Family: Lasiosphaeriaceae

Schizothecium vesticola (Berk. & Broome) N. Lundq.

Common on herbivore dung. The perithecium is pear-shaped and partly immersed. The spores have short pedicels

Doveri, F. (2008) A Bibliography of Podospora and Schizothecium, a Key to the Species
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