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Lembosiopeltis nectandrae

Lembosiopeltis nectandrae Bat. & J.L. Bezerra, in Batista, Bezerra & Peres, Atas Inst. Micol. Univ. Recife 5: 227 (1967)

Index Fungorum number: IF 316458; Facesoffungi number: FoF xx, Fig. 1

Description: Saprobic on dead leaves Nectandra sp. Sexual morph: Ascomata 300–400 µm diam., 15–25 µm high, black, solitary or somewhat gregarious, superficial, linear, flat, dehiscing with raised central rounded ostiole, multilocular, glabrous. Apothecial wall 10–20 µm wide, composed of black cells of textura intricata in the upper part, become hyaline cells of textura angularis in the basal part. Asci 15–40 × 15–30 µm ( x= 20 × 30, n=20), hyaline, bitunicate, 8-spored, numerous, irregularly or lenearly arranged, fusiform, broadly ovate, wedge-shaped, subglobose or irregular, broadly rounded above, narrow below, short-stalked or stalked, smooth-walled. Ascospores 10–20 × 4.5–7.5 µm (x= 13.5 × 6, n=20), hyaline, oblong, 2–4 seriate or multiseriate, thick-walled, slightly curved, broadly rounded above, narrow below, 1-septate, slightly constricted at the septum, smooth,. Asexual morph: Undetermined.

Material examined: Brazil, AM, 1-Km- Manus, Amasonas. (URM 26041, Type).