Pyropyxis rubra

Coll. Kh-3353
Coll. Kh-3353
© T. Bulyonkova
Coll. 2015-07-13
Coll. 2015-07-13
© T. Sävström
C. Peck
C. Peck

Pyropyxis rubra (Peck) Egger, Can. J. Bot., 62 (4): 705 (1984).


Basionym Peziza rubra Peck, Ann. Rep. New York Stat. Mus. Nat. Hist., 24: 95 (1872).

Diagnosis Cup subglobose, at length hemispherical ; mouth narrow, often irregular ; spores broadly elliptical, without any nucleus ; plant smooth, red throughout, 2''-3" in diameter.
Burnt ground. Top of the Highlands. June. (Plate 2, figs. 19-21.)

Type ex herb. Peck (NYS) - holotypus

MycoBank 106576


Egger K.N. 1984. Pyropyxis, a new pyrophilous operculate discomycete with a Dichobotrys anamorph. Canadian journal of botany, 62 (4): 705-708.
Egger K.N., Paden J.W. 1986. Pathogenicity of postfire ascomycetes (Pezizales) on seeds and germinants of lodgepole pine. Canadian journal of botany, 64 (10): 2368-2371.
Egger K.N., Paden J.W. 1986. Biotrophic associations between lodgepole pine seedlings and postfire ascomycetes (Pezizales) in monoxenic culture. Canadian journal of botany, 64: 2719-2725.
Eichwald H. 1999. Pyropyxis rubra (Peck) Egger - första fynd utanför Nordamerika och Neottiella hetieri Boud. Jordstjärnan, 20 (2): 2-4.
Eichwald H. 2002. Pyropyxis rubra bekräftad. Jordstjärnan, 23 (3): 55.
Filippova N., Bulyonkova T., Lindemann U. 2016. New records of two pyrophilous ascomycetes from Siberia: Pyropyxis rubra and Rhodotarzetta rosea., 8 (4): 119-126.
Hansen K., Perry B.A., Dranginis A.W., Pfister D.H. 2013. A phylogeny of the highly diverse cup-fungus family Pyronemataceae (Pezizomycetes, Ascomycota) clarifies relationships and evolution of selected life history traits. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 67 (1): 311-335.
Zeng M., Gentekaki E., Zeng X.Y., Tian Q., Zhao Q., Hyde K.D. 2022. Evolutionary relationships and allied species of Pyronemataceae, with segregation of the novel family Pyropyxidaceae. Mycosphere, 13: 207-280.

Classification: Pyropyxidaceae, Pyropyxis

Created on 04/01/2016.

Updated on 05/08/2023.


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