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Lichenopeltella palustris (J.P. Ellis) P.M. Kirk & Minter, IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria 174(nos 1731-1740): [2] (2007)

Actinopeltis palustris J.P. Ellis, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 68(2): 153 (1977)
Micropeltopsis palustris (J.P. Ellis) Spooner & P.M. Kirk, Mycol. Res. 94: 228 (1990)

Description: Hyphae superficial, hyaline, indistinctly septate, 1𢹝 祄 wide, abundant. Ascoma catathecioid, orbicular, scutate, crowded, 100160 祄 diam.; scutellum composed of an upper wall of radiating rows of dark reddish-brown quadrilateral cells 36 35 祄 and a similarly constructed lower wall of paler brown cells, margin entire, those surrounding the ostiole forming a distinct collar 35 cells wide, thick-walled, dark brown, 1825 祄 diam.; setae, when present, attached one to each of 310 ostiolar cells, dark brown, subulate, 1620 祄 long, 34 祄 wide at the base, diverging more or less horizontally; ostiole 68 祄 diam., occluded by a few thin-walled polygonal cells. Asci cylindrical to obclavate, 2636 78 祄, 8-spored. Ascospores hyaline, 1-septate, septum more or less median, narrowly ellipsoidal to somewhat clavate, 11145 2򉣹 祄, the upper cell initially biguttulate, bearing submedianly six appendages 1016 祄 long in two tufts connected by a short longitudinal dark thread, the lower cell initially biguttulate; guttules soon disappearing
Anamorph unknown.

The genus Lichenopeltella, Paul Kirk

Microthyriaceae, Microthyriales, Incertae sedis, Dothideomycetes, Ascomycota

FRDBI summary data (18 records)

Distribution Map from NBN Gateway

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