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13-12-2018 09:53

Per Marstad Per Marstad

This was growing on Fagus, in Norway.The spores ar

12-12-2018 20:58

Per Marstad Per Marstad

I found this on Fagus. Spores 60-75 x 5 my, with 8

14-11-2018 19:07

Andgelo Mombert

Bonsoir,Sur bois mort de feuillu. Apothécies sess

06-12-2018 07:35

Ethan Crenson

Hello all, These were found by my friend recently

08-12-2018 15:13

Per Marstad Per Marstad

This was growing on Fagus, 2-3 mm. The spores are

09-12-2018 23:06

Joop van der Lee

Found on cow dung. Fruitbody is covered with tufs

06-12-2018 00:02

Elsa Sousa

Good evening,I need your sharp eyes on this ascos.

11-12-2018 17:31

Peter Püwert Peter Püwert

Can somebody help ? Massee G. et Salmon E. S. (19

11-12-2018 23:18

Iglesias Plácido

Hola amigos, est sortie la revue Errotari de cette

10-12-2018 23:47

BERNARD CLESSE BERNARD CLESSE

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Terminology?
Viktorie Halasu, 10-10-2018 23:11
Viktorie HalasuHello forum,

I would like to ask how to call correctly a preparate that wasn't cut radially, from margin to centre, but on the secant - a thin section of the surface layer. It has its use e.g. in Scutellinia where you get bigger sample of the hairs and yet the section is thin enough to clearly see the hair roots (if you place it hairs down). Unlike "radius - radial", there doesn't seem to be an adjective from "secant", only adverb. I'm looking for something short to use in image descriptions, like "radial section" vs. "xxxx section". Would "secant section" make any sense to you, or is it a nonsense in english? 

Thank you in advance for any help. 
Viktorie
Stip Helleman, 10-10-2018 23:33
Stip Helleman
Re : Terminology?
Hi Viktorie,

I would use the term "parallel (to / with) the surface" for such a section

regards,

Stip
Chris Yeates, 12-10-2018 03:01
Chris Yeates
Re : Terminology?
Stip's is a good suggestion. I think "tangential section" would also cover what you are intending.

Chris
Viktorie Halasu, 13-10-2018 13:02
Viktorie Halasu
Re : Terminology?
Thank you both.
"Tangential section" is what I've been actually using in my notes, but it's not correct (it's a secant, not tangent). But if nothing better appears, I'll probably use one of your suggestions.

Viktorie 
Martin Bemmann, 13-10-2018 20:33
Martin Bemmann
Re : Terminology?
Hi Viktorie,

I would follow the terminology used also in wood sections. In your case it would be tangential, even if it is in fact a secant in geometry. It describes the direction only of the cut. See this examples:



(cross section = transverse section)

Best regards

Martin
Viktorie Halasu, 13-10-2018 21:15
Viktorie Halasu
Re : Terminology?
Hello Martin,
oh of course, I forgot about wood sectioning, that's a good terminological precedent.
Thank you.
Viktorie