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Dawsophila pygmaea

Dawsophila pygmaea Döbbeler, Mitt. bot. StSamml., Münch. 17: 438 (1981).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 111397; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12186, Fig. 1

Description: see Döbbeler (1981, 1985).

Material examined: see Döbbeler (1981, 1985).

Fig. 1 Outline of fruiting bodies of Dawsophila pygmaea and circular asci (redrawn from Fig. 12 in Döbbeler 1985). Scale bar: = 30 µm.

Importance and distribution

Dawsophila comprises three species known on Rhododendron ponticum (Ericaceae) in Europe (Bulgaria). Dawsophila was found on leaves of Dawsonia sp. and Polytrichadelphus magellanicus both within the family Polytrichaceae. Dawsophila is reported from Oceania (New Zealand, Papua New Guinea) and South America (Argentina).



Döbbeler P. 1985 – Ascomyceten auf Polytrichaceen. Sydowia, Annales Mycologici Series II 38, 41–64.

Döbbeler P.1981 – Moosbewohnende Ascomyceten. V. Die auf Dawsonia vorkommenden Arten der Botanischen Staatssammlung München. Mitteilungen der Botanischen Staatssammlung München 17, 393–473.


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