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Ampullifera foliicola

Ampullifera foliicola Deighton, Mycol. Pap. 78: 36 (1960).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 326180; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12126, Fig. 1

Description: see Deighton (1960).

Material examined: see Deighton (1960).

Fig. 1 Ampullifera foliicola (IMI 55448d, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 20 in Deighton 1960). a Mycelium with hyphopodia. b Hyphopodia showing a hyaline feeding hypha. c Hyphopodiate mycelium bearing a simple and penicillately branched conidiophore. d Conidiophores. e Apical portion of a conidiophore, showing branching. f Conidia. g Germinating conidium. Scale bar = × 1000 µm.

Importance and distribution

Ampullifera comprises only one species associated with lichens and algae on leaves of Cola verticillata (Malvaceae) in Africa (Ghana).



Deighton FC. 1960 – African fungi. I. Mycological Papers 78, 1–43.


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