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Dyfrolomyces distoseptatus

Dyfrolomyces distoseptatus M. Niranjan & V.V. Sarma, in Hongsanan et al., Fungal Diversity: 10.1007/s13225-020-00462-6, [57] (2020).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 556726; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06625, Fig. 1

Description:

Saprobic on undetermined decaying twig. Sexual morph: Ascomata 525–650 high × 450–650 μm wide, perithecial, immersed in periderm, erumpent neck with pseudoparaphyses, clypeate, ostiolate, papillate. Peridium 40–45 μm, with two strata, outer thick, carbonaceous and inner brown and hyaline cells of textura angularis to epidermoidea cells. Hamathecium comprising 1.8–2.1 μm wide, flamentous, septate, unbranched, dense, narrow cellular pseudoparaphyses, longer than asci. Asci 123–145 × 4.8–7.0 μm (x̄ = 140.8 × 5.6, n = 10), 8–spored, bitunicate, cylindrical, apical ends obtuse, smooth-walled, short pedicellate, persistent. Ascospores 19.7–25 × 4.2–5 μm (x̄ = 21.9 × 4.7, n = 10), uni-seriate, fusoid, obtuse ends, hyaline, 3-distoseptate, apical ends slightly bent. Asexual morph: Undetermined.

Material examined: India, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, South Andaman, Manjery, (11˚52’25.7” N 92˚64’89.9” E), on unidentified twig, 10 December 2017, M. Niranjan (AMH 9984, holotype).