Urnula mexicana
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Urnula mexicana (Ellis & Holw.) M. Carbone, Agnello & A.D. Parker, Ascomycete.org, 5 (1): 14 (2013).

 

Basionym Bulgaria mexicana Ellis & Holw., Bot. Gazette, 24 (1): 37 (1897).

Diagnosis Obconic, stipitate, 2.5-3.5 cm across, carnose-gelatinous, becoming hard and rigid when dry, with the margin involute and much wrinkled, glabrous, olive-black : hymenium reddish-brown, cracking and showing the white substance of the ascoma : stipe central, short, stout, wrinkled (when dry) : asci cylindrical, stipitate, 8-spored, 250-270 by 15 µ : paraphyses filiform, slightly thickened above and brownish : sporidia uniseriate allantoid, rounded at the ends, slightly curved, mostly with a large vacuole in the center, subhyaline, 25-34 by 8-10 µ. — Cuernavaca, Sept.

Type #01169254 (NY) - holotypus

Homotypic Sarcosoma mexicanum (Ellis & Holw.) Paden & Tylutki, Mycologia, 61 (4): 689 (1969) ; Plectania mexicana (Ellis & Holw.) Paden, Fl. Neotrop., Monogr., 37: 7 (1983).

MycoBank 801356

 

Literature
Carbone M., Agnello C., Parker A. 2013. Urnula padeniana (Pezizales) sp. nov. and the type study of Bulgaria mexicana. Ascomycete.org, 5 (1): 13-24. 
Ellis J.B., Holway E.W.D. 1897. Mexican fungi. Botanical Gazette, 24 (1): 23-38. 
Medel R., Chacón S. 2000. Contribución al conocimiento del género Plectania (Pezizales, Sarcosomataceae) en México. Acta Botanica Mexicana, 50: 11-19.
Paden J.W., Tylutki E.E. 1969. Idaho Discomycetes. II. Mycologia, 61 (4): 683-693.


Classification Sarcosomataceae, Urnula


CreatedDate 26/03/2018.

UpdatedDate 26/03/2018.

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