Ascobolus amoenus
Coll. MR #8503
Coll. MR #8503
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Coll. MR #8503
Coll. MR #8503
Ascospores
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Ascobolus amoenus Oudem., Hedwigia, 21 (11): 165 (1882).

 

Basionym Ascobolus amoenus Oudem., Hedwigia, 21 (11): 165 (1882).

Diagnosis Ascomata sparsa, minuta, 4/10 mill. in diam., parum prominentia, extus pallide ochracea, glabra, laevia, floccorum fenerum strato insidentia, epithecio ex ascis valde emergentibus nigro-punctato. Asci plurimi in quovis ascomate, ampli, clavati, breve pedunculati, 230 µ circa longi, 35 µ ca. lati, toto ambitu ejusdem parietum tennitatis, 8-spori, paraphysibus quamplurimis, tenerrimis, septulatis, apice rectis obvallati. Sporidia disticha, primitus achroma, postea violacea, denique fuscescentia, elliptica, 30 µ longa, 15 µ lata, statu colorato tantum densissime subtilissimeque granulate (verruculosa). — Habitat in fimo Cameli Bactriani. Amstelaedami, 1882.

Type A2000 (GRO) - holotypus

Synonyms
Ascobolus americanus (Cooke & Ellis) Seaver, N. Amer. Cup-Fungi (Opercul.): 85 (1928), fide Brummelen (1967); Ascobolus leveillei var. americanus Cooke & Ellis, Grevillea, 5 (34): 50 (1876).

MycoBank 235676

 

Literature
Aluoch A.M., Obonyo M.A., Okun D.O., Akinyi A., Otiende Y.M., Mungai P.G. 2015. Morphological Diversity of Ascobolus and Pilobolus. Fungi from Wild Herbivore Dung in Nairobi National Park, Kenya. Journal of Microbiology Research, 5 (4): 134-141.
Brummelen J. (van) 1967. A World-monograph of the genera Ascobolus and Saccobolus (Ascomycetes, Pezizales). Persoonia, supplement, I: 1-260.
Dokmetzian D.A., De Simone S., Ranalli M.A. 1995. Estudio sistemático y biológico de las Ascoboláceas de Argentina XVI. Un mutante natural de Ascobolus amoenus. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica, 30 (33-4): 231-239.
Kristiansen R. 2012. Noen uvanlige prikkbegerarter (slekten Ascobolus) i Norge. Agarica, 32: 37-48.
Mungai P.G., Njogu J.G., Chukeatirote E., Hyde K.D. 2012. Studies of coprophilous ascomycetes in Kenya – Ascobolus species from wildlife dung. Current Research in Environmental & Applied Mycology, 2 (1): 1-16.
Richardson M.J. 2008. Records of Coprophilous Fungi from the Lesser Antilles and Puerto Rico. Caribbean Journal of Science, 44 (2): 206-214.


Classification Ascobolaceae, Ascobolus


CreatedDate 11/01/2021.

UpdatedDate 11/01/2021.

Ascobolus amoenus
Collections Detail
[NA] Khomas
Onjala Lodge
15/10/2019, leg. H. Gräbner
MR #8503 
Source: Ascomycete.org