Protocreopsis caricicola (Hypocreales, Bionectriaceae), the first species of Protocreopsis reported from a temperate area of the northern hemisphere

Lechat C., Fournier J., Richter T.

Vol. 8 (1) – 16 February 2016

doi: 10.25664/art-0168

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Abstract: Protocreopsis caricicola sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on a collection on Carex acutiformis in Germany. The placement of P. caricicola in Protocreopsis is supported by morphological characters of both sexual and asexual morphs and analysis of LSU sequences. This species has smooth ascospores as does Protocreopsis korfii Lechat & J. Fourn. But differs from it in having significantly smaller ascospores and a different ecology


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