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Cribraria lepida
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Cribraria lepida

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Sporocarps scattered. Sporothecae erect or nodding, violet-purple, 0.3(-0.5) mm diam., globose or slightly pyriform. Stalk slender, 3 mm long and usually 80-90% of the total height. Calyculus 25-35% of the sporotheca diam. Peridial net with small, flat, rounded or angular nodes which are usually < 30 Ám diam., flat, containing a single layer of calcic granules, the calcic granules dark purple, 1-1.5 Ám diam. Spore-mass violet. Spores pale lilaceous, densely verruculose, 6.3-7 Ám diam.

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