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Melaspileopsis diplasiospora

Melaspileopsis diplasiospora (Nyl.) Ertz & Diederich, Fungal Diversity 71: 161 (2015).

            ≡ Opegrapha diplasiospora Nyl., Acta Soc. Sci. fenn. 7(2): 476 (1863).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 811388; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11870, Fig. 1

Description: see Ertz and Diederich (2015); Dai et al. (2018).

Material considered: see Ertz and Diederich (2015); Dai et al. (2018).

Fig. 1 Melaspileopsis diplasiospora (Colombia, Lindig 846, PC, lectotype, re-drawn from Figs. 4O and 5s–t in Ertz and Diederich 2015). a Ascomata. b Section through ascoma. c Periphyses. Scale bars: a = 20 μm, b = 50 μm. c = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Melaspileopsis comprises only one species known on Graphis elegans (Graphidaceae) from Africa (Macaronesia), Australia (Australasia), Europe (United Kingdom), South and Central America and South East Asia.



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Ertz D, Diederich P. 2015 − Dismantling Melaspileaceae: a first phylogenetic study of BuelliellaHemigraphaKarschiaLabrocarpon and Melaspilea. Fungal Diversity 71, 141–164.

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