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Cribraria intricata

The sporangia of C. intricata are more or less spherical and it ios related tp Dictydium in the Liceales i.e no true capillitium and the functionof the capillitium is taken over by thickenings in the peridium that persist to form a pporous cage of some type. In Cribraria intricata  the bottom section of the sporangial head forms a membranous cup.  The upper two thirds forms a net-like cage (click here).