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Aleuria aurantia (Persoon) Freunz, 1870
Description: Grows in clusters on clayey soil.
Cup-shaped, but often becoming flattened; width of collected material 11 - 16 mm; bright orange and smooth without a stipe; margin finely serrated.

Spores: elliptical, warted and reticulated,
17 - 19 x 9 - 11 µm (Q = 1.76 - 1.93, Qav = 1.84; n=20).
Asci: eight-spored, up to 240 x 12 µm, tips not turning blue in Melzner's reagent.
Paraphyses: with swollen and rounded ends, 170 - 200µm in length, 3 - 5µm thick, swollen at the tips (6 - 9µm), with dull orange-brown contents.
Habitat: On soil, Buskett (12/12/10)
Close-up of collected specimen CS35
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Asci (8 spores)
Paraphyses
Spores
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