British fungi - Keys

The genus Plicaria

by Brian Spooner

 

 

 

1

Spores smooth, 89 (10) m diam.; apothecia 265 cm diam., exuding yellow juice

endocarpoides

 

Spores ornamented, (10) 1116 m (excl. ornament), apothecia 13 cm diam., not exuding yellow juice

2

2(1)

Spore ornament of warts and short ridges to c. 1 m high; spores 1013 m diam. excl. ornament

trachycarpa

 

Spore ornament coarser, of cylindric, truncate to conical warts and/or spines 152 (25) m high; spores 1213 m diam. excl. ornament

carbonaria

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