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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.

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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