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Xylopezia hemisphaerica

Xylopezia hemisphaerica (Fr.) Sherwood, in Sherwood-Pike & Boise, Brittonia 38(1): 41 (1986).

Stictis hemisphaerica Fr., Syst. mycol. (Lundae) 2(1): 196 (1822).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 103911; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12538, Fig. 1

Description: see Sherwood-Pike and Boise (1986).

Material examined: see Sherwood-Pike and Boise (1986).

Fig. 1 Xylopezia hemisphaerica (BPI! holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 3 in Sherwood-Pike and Boise 1986). a Asci, ascospores, and paraphyses. b Cross section of margin. Scale bar: a = 10 μm, b = 30 μm.

Importance and distribution

Xylopezia comprises four species known on Abies concolor (Pinaceae), Betula alba (Betulaceae), Calluna vulgaris (Ericaceae), Ceanothus velutinus (Rhamnaceae), Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Asteraceae), Juniperus occidentalis (Cupressaceae), Pinus sp. (Pinaceae), Quercus sp. (Fagaceae), Salix sp. (Salicaceae) and Vaccinium sp. (Ericaceae). Xylopezia is reported from Europe (Czechoslovakia, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom) and the United States (California, Nevada, Oregon).




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