| Trichoglossum walteri
|This earth tongue is covered with setae; bristle-like cells
that provide protection to the spore producing cells.
|See Mushrooms of Northeastern
North America, Alan E. Bessette, et
al., 1997, pp. 505-506
|The mature spores of Trichoglossum walteri are 60-125 microns
long and are mostly 7 septate.
|An ascus, blue tipped cell, lies below the protection
of the large, pointed setae. (Melzer's mount.)