Octosporella microtricha
Coll. MV180110-02
Coll. MV180110-02
© R. Negrín

Octosporella microtricha Döbbeler, Negrín & M. Vega, Herzogia, 31 (1): 102 (2018).


Basionym Octosporella microtricha Döbbeler, Negrín & M. Vega, Herzogia, 31 (1): 102 (2018).

Diagnosis Octosporella microtricha differs from all other congeneric species by ellipsoidal, up to 300 μm long ascomata densely covered by short, extremely thick-walled setae; asci with 7 or 8 (or fewer) ascospores; ascospores narrowly ellipsoidal to fusoid, (in CB) 24 –33 × 9.5 –12 μm large with cap-like wall thickenings at the ends; colonizing Frullania polysticta.

Type MV180110-02 (M) - holotypus

MycoBank 824609


Döbbeler P., Berger F., Negrín R., Vega M. 2018. Octosporella microtricha and O. nematospora – two new pezizalean ascomycetes on Frullania. Herzogia, 31 (1): 101-108.

Classification Pyronemataceae, Octosporella

CreatedDate 23.08.2018.

UpdatedDate 23.08.2018.

Octosporella microtricha
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[ES] San Cristóbal de la Laguna
El Llano de los Viejos
10/01/18, leg. M. Vega
MV180110-02 (M)
Source: Ascomycete.org