Michael and I had a pleasant walk around the water this morning to see the Pithya vulgaris again and we were very pleased to see it beaming so brightly on such a cloudy day. We estimated that there must have been well over a thousand individual fruiting bodies on the recycled Christmas trees around the reservoir.

Fir Disco (Pithya vulgaris) – Michael’s photograph above and two below. 

My photo above.

Asci 8-spored. Ascospores spherical, hyaline, smooth 10-13.5 microns.