Clypeoloculus akitaensis Kaz. Tanaka & K. Hiray., in Tanaka et al., Stud. Mycol. 82: 109 (2015).
Index Fungorum number: IF 811319; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11613, Fig. 1
Description: see Tanaka et al. (2015).
Material examined: see Tanaka et al. (2015).
Figure. 1. Clypeoloculus akitaensis (re-drawn from Fig. 31 in Tanaka et al. 2015). a Asci. b–d Ascospores. e Spermatia. Scale bars: a–e = 10 μm. a–d: from KT 78; e: from culture KT 788.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Clypeoloculus are saprobic and helps in decomposition of organic matter.
Industrial relevance and applications
The industrial applications of Clypeoloculus have not been investigated.
No disease has been reported from Clypeoloculus.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical diversity of Clypeoloculus has not been reported.
Diversity of the genus
Clypeoloculus comprises four species known on submerged woody twigs in Honshu, Japan. The diversity of Clypeoloculus is still poorly understood. Clypeoloculus may comprise many more species that warrants discovery.