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Megalohypha aqua-dulces

Megalohypha aqua-dulces A. Ferrer & Shearer, in Ferrer, Sivichai & Shearer, Mycologia 99(3): 458 (2007).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 505742; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1


Saprobic on host.  Sexual morph: Ascomata, peridium and asci not observed from microslide. Hamathecium 1.5−2.0 µm pseudoparaphysate, comprising septate cellular branched pseudoparaphyses. Ascospores 50−57 × 17−28 µm (x̄ = 53.8 × 23.6 µm, n = 10), brown to dark brown, 1-septate, ellipsoidal, symmetrical, rough-walled, longitudinally striate, middle septum darker brown. smooth-walled. Asexual morph: Unknown.

Material examined: Panama, Colon, Soberania National Park, Juan Grande River, on submerged decorticated wood, 12 January 2003, A. Ferrer (ILL00086247, Type).