Filicupula suboperculata
Coll. ERD 6007 (leg. J. Linde)
Coll. ERD 6007 (leg. J. Linde)
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Filicupula suboperculata (Döbbeler & P. James) Y.J. Yao & Spooner, Kew Bull., 51 (1): 194 (1996).

 

Basionym Pseudonectria suboperculata Döbbeler & P. James, Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München, 14: 113 (1978).

Diagnosis Perithecia 270-500 × 160-370 µm, ovoidea ad doliiformia, apicaliter applanata, aurantiaca, glabra, singularia, saepe semiimmersa inter phylloideis hospitis. Ostiolum parvum, non protrudens, postremo interdum valde dilatatum immersumque. Paries peritheciorum lateraliter 30-40 µm, apicem versus 50-80 µm crassus, e aliquot stratis cellularum pachydermicarum praecipue longitudinaliter extensarum compositus. Paraphyses 2,5-4 µm crassae, filiformes, copiosae, non ramosae. Asci 80-140 × 15-20 µm, unitunicati, claviformes, basin versus gradatim in pedem decrescentes, 8-spori, ut videtur apicaliter structura praeformata operculo simili dehiscentes. J -. Sporae 26-31 × 7,5-9,5 µm, ellipsoidales, 1-cellulatae, incoloratae, episporio laevi, guttis quattuor quibus ambae medianae maiores sunt, ornatae. Hyphae appressoriaque eis P. jungermanniarum similes.
Habitat inter foliola viva Frullaniae tamarisci.
Typus: Schottland, Argyll (V.C.98), Head of Loch Creran, Glasdrum, Inver, Grid Ref: 17/9,4, 23.VI.1976 P.W. James (Holotypus IMI; Isotypi GZU, M, Dö 2401).

Type leg. P.W. James, 23.VI.1796 (IMI) - holotypus

Homotypic Octosporella suboperculata (Döbbeler & P. James) Döbbeler, Nova Hedwigia, 31 (4): 828 (1979).

MycoBank 414874

 

Literature
Döbbeler P. 1978. Moosbewohnende Ascomyceten I. Die pyrenocarpen, den Gametophyten besiedelnden Arten. Mitteilungen aus der Botanischen Staatssammlung München, 14: 1-360. 
Döbbeler P. 1979. Untersuchungen an moosparasitischen Pezizales aus der Verwandtschaft von Octospora. Nova Hedwigia, 31 (4): 817-864.
Yao Y.J., Spooner B.M. 1996. Notes on British Octosporella with a new genus Filicupula (Pezizales). Kew Bulletin, 51 (1): 193-196.


Classification incertae sedis, Filicupula


CreatedDate 10.03.2018.

UpdatedDate 10.03.2018.

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