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Muroia nipponica

Muroia nipponica I. Hino & Katum., J. Jap. Bot. 33: 79 (1958).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 301358; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12314, Fig. 1

Description: see Hino and Katumoto (1958).

Material examined: see Hino and Katumoto (1958).

Fig. 1 Muroia nipponica (holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 1 in Hino and Katumoto 1958). a Perithecium. b Asci. c Ascospores. Scale bars: a = × 150, b = × 300, c = × 500

Importance and distribution

Muroia comprises only one species known on moribund culm of Sasa kurilensis (Poaceae) in Asia (Japan).



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