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Pseudoscypha abietis

Pseudoscypha abietis J. Reid & Piroz., Can. J. Bot. 44: 351 (1966).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 337805; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11443, Fig. 1

Description: see Reid and Pirozynski (1966).

Material examined: see Reid and Pirozynski (1966).

Fig. 1 Pseudoscypha abietis (IMI, holotype, re-drawn from Figs. 2, 3 in Reid and Pirozynski 1966). a Cross section of an ascomata. b Ascus and ascospores. Scale bars: a = 50 μm, b = 20 μm.

Importance and distribution

Pseudoscypha comprises only one species known on blighted needles of Abies balsamea (Pinaceae) in North America (Canada (Ontario)).



Reid J, Pirozynski KA. 1966 – Notes on some interesting North American Fungi. Canadian Journal of Botany 44, 649–652.


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