Anisomeridium robustum Monoblastiaceae
Anisomeridium robustum

Growth type crustose
Chemical results negative
Identification: Bryan Edwards, Vince Giavarini

Very local distribution on mature Oak and Sycamore in old parkland and woods. BLS conservation evaluation: LC NS

Cracked pale grey or whitish thallus, the black perithecia slightly domed and +/- globose. Pycnidia with globose base tapering to thin neck, 0.2-0.6mm wide, 0.2-0.5mm high. Asci are 8-spored, spores 12.5-13 x 6.5-7.5 Ám. Conidia 5.5-6.5 x 2.5-3 Ám, sometimes extruded as a tendril.

Similar: Anisomeridium polypori is much smaller


Anisomeridium robustum


Anisomeridium robustum


Anisomeridium robustum
Anisomeridium robustum
On Oak. Holton Lee, Dorset. March 2013

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