Pleosporales » Dictyosporiaceae

Aquadictyospora

Aquadictyospora Z.L. Luo, K.D. Hyde & H.Y. Su, in Li et al., Mycosphere 8(10): 1590 (2017)

 Index Fungorum number: IF 553861; Faceoffungi number: FoF 03767, 1 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 1 species with molecular data

Saprobic on submerged decaying wood. Sexual morph: Undetermined. Asexual morph: Conidiomata on natural substratum sporodochia, superficial, compact, scattered, circular or subglobose, dark brown to black, velvety. Mycelium immersed, consisted of septate, branched, smooth, thin-walled, hyaline hyphae. Conidiophores micronematous, reduced to conidiogenous cells, pale brown, smooth. Conidiogenous cells monoblastic. Conidia appearing broadly rounded, composed of 4–6 compactly arranged rows of uniformly medium brown cells in upper half, with a basal, subglobose, hyaline cell, not complanate. Conidial appendages absent.

 

Type species: Aquadictyospora lignicola Z.L. Luo, W.L. Li, K.D. Hyde & H.Y. Su

 

Notes: Aquadictyospora was introduced by Luo et al. (2016) with A. lignicola as type species. Aquadictyospora is unique in having sporodochia, monoblastic conidiogenous cells and conidia arrange compactly in 4–6 rows with presence of a basal cell.

 

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