Irish lichens

Stigmidium microspilum

Order: Capnodiales       Family: Mycosphaerellaceae

Species: Stigmidium microspilum

Lichenicolous fungus
Photos: On Graphis scripta. Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland.
Identification confirmed by Brian Coppins

Lichenicolous fungus forming discrete blackish patches with clusters of black perithecia on Graphis scripta. Spores are 1-septate.



Stigmidium microspilum


Stigmidium microspilum
Stigmidium microspilum on Graphis scripta. January 2010

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