Trichophaea scutelloides

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© N. Van Vooren

Trichophaea scutelloides (Ellis) Van Vooren, Valade & Khomenko,, 15 (4): 120 (2023).


Basionym Peziza scutelloides Ellis, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club, 9: 18 (1882).

Diagnosis Sessile, 1/8’-1/4’ across, outside sparingly clothed, and margin fringed with dark brown, 1-3-septate hairs ; disk, bright red, as in P. scutellata, L., which this outwardly much resembles; asci cylindrical sessile, .006’×,0007’ ; paraphyses stout, clavate, thickened above and filled with orange-colored granular matter ; sporidia uniseriate, globose, smooth, with a single large nucleus, about .ooo5’ in diameter.
On damp ground, West Chester, Pa., June and July, 1881, Haines, Everhart, Jefferis and Gray, Nos. 165 and 180.

Type Ellis’ North American Fungi, Series I, #838 - MICH 14753 - lectotypus; MICH 352042 - epitypus

Homotypic Sphaerospora scutelloides (Ellis) Sacc., Syll. fung., 8: 188 (1889) ; Sphaerosporula scutelloides (Ellis) Kuntze, Rev. gen. plant., 3 (3): 530 (1898).

Sphaerosporella hinnulea (Berk. & Broome) Rifai, Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch. Natuurk., Sect. 2, 57 (3): 100 (1968), fide s. auct..

MycoBank 850044


Ellis J.B. 1882. New North American fungi. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, 9: 18-20.
García-Montero L.G., Galán R., Massimo G., Manjón J.L., Díez J. 1997. Sphaerosporella brunnea (Alb. et Schwein.) Svrček et Kubicka, un discomicete con incidencia en la truficultura e interés forestal. Revista Catalana de Micologia, 20: 99-104.
Seaver F.J. 1928. The North American Cup-Fungi (Operculates).
Van Vooren N., Valade F. 2023. Exploring the European Trichophaea-like discomycetes (Pezizales) using morphological, ecological and molecular data. Part 4: new insights in Trichophaea s. str. and Paranthracobia gen. nov., 15 (4): 113-134.

Classification: Pyronemataceae, Trichophaea

Created on 31/10/2023.

Updated on 31/10/2023.


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