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

Trichothyrina cupularum J.P. Ellis, Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 68: 147 (1977)

Description: Hyphae superficial, pale brown, much branched, 2򉣹5 祄 wide, abundant. Ascoma catathecioid, orbicular, scutate, gregarious, up to 140 祄 diam., up to 60 祄 high; scutellum composed of an upper wall of radiating rows of chestnut brown quadrilateral cells 25 24 祄 and a similarly constructed lower wall of paler brown cells, those surrounding the ostiole forming a distinct raised collar 34 cells high and 2024 祄 diam., thick-walled, dark brown, the inner circle extended to form short, tooth-like processes up to 8 祄 long; margin entire; ostiole up to 8 祄 diam., occluded by a few large, thick-walled cells. Asci obclavate to obpyrifirm, 3650 811 祄, 4 to 8-spored. Ascospores hyaline, 1-septate, septum more or less median, narrowly ellipsoidal, 1115 2򉣹5 祄, the upper cell biguttulate, bearing submedianly four to six appendages in two tufts connected by a short dark longitudinal thread, the lower cell biguttulate
Anamorph unknown.

Keys:
The genus Lichenopeltella, Paul Kirk

Microthyriaceae, Microthyriales, Incertae sedis, Dothideomycetes, Ascomycota

FRDBI summary data (4 records)

Distribution Map from NBN Gateway

Distribution Map from GBIF Portal

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