#012: Characteristics of Phylum Ascomycota

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  1. October 17, 2016

    […] and Trichoglossum (the genera that produce black earth tongues) are currently placed in the Phylum Ascomycota, Class Geoglossomycetes, Order Geoglossales, and family Geoglossaceae.  Microglossum (which […]

  2. October 17, 2016

    […] you look at a morel under the microscope, you will find that the asci (spore-producing cells, see FFF#012 for more info) are located in the pits of the head, but not on the ridges.  The pits, therefore, […]

  3. October 21, 2016

    […] Ascomycota […]

  4. November 7, 2016

    […] Ascomycota […]

  5. November 7, 2016

    […] genus Helvella (elfin saddles) is placed in the Phylum Ascomycota, Class Pezizomycetes, Order Pezizales, and Family Helvellaceae.  Elfin saddle look-alikes are […]

  6. May 26, 2017

    […] Ascomycota […]

  7. July 7, 2017

    […] are carried by asci (as in earth tongue look-alikes) or by basidia (as in corals and clubs).  See FFF#012 and #013 for more on asci and […]

  8. July 14, 2017

    […] basidiomycetes.1 Ascomycetes, for example, produce multiple sexual spores but do so internally (see FFF#012 for more).2 Most basidia produce four basidiospores, but the exact number can vary. Each […]

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