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Rhexothecium globosum

Rhexothecium globosum Samson & Mouch., Can. J. Bot. 53(16): 1637 (1975).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 322458; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11925, Fig. 1

Description: see Malloch and Sigler (1988); Hyde et al. (2013); Giraldo et al. (2014).

Material considered: see Malloch and Sigler (1988); Hyde et al. (2013); Giraldo et al. (2014).

Fig. 1 Rhexothecium globosum (re-drawn from Figs. 6, 7 in Malloch and Sigler 1987). a Trichosporiella-like anamorph. b Ascospores.

Importance and distribution

Rhexothecium comprises only one species known from desert soil in Asia (Egypt).



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