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Peridiothelia fuliguncta

Peridiothelia fuliguncta (Norman) D. Hawksw., Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist., Bot. 14(2): 121 (1985).

Microthelia fuliguncta Norman, Öfvers. K. Svensk. Vetensk. -Akad. Förhandl. 41(no. 8): 36 (1884).

           Index Fungorum number: IF 104605; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11662, Fig. 1

Description: see Hawksworth (1985).

Material examined: see Hawksworth (1985).

Fig. 1 Ascospores outline of Peridiothelia fuliguncta (re-drawn from Fig. 48 in Hawksworth 1985). Scale bar: = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Peridiothelia comprises three species known on Prunus sp. (Rosaceae) in the United States (Arizona) and Tilia cordata (Malvaceae) in Europe (Sweden).




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