Pleosporales » Pleosporales, genus incertae sedis » Acuminatispora

Acuminatispora palmarum

Acuminatispora palmarum S.N. Zhang, K.D. Hyde & J.K. Liu, in Zhang et al., Mycol. Progr.: 10.1007/s11557-018-1433-2, 9 (2018).

Index Fungorum number: IF 825526; Facesoffungi number: FoF 04672, Fig. 1

Description: see Zhang et al. (2018).

Material considered: see Zhang et al. (2018).



Fig. 1 Acuminatispora palmarum (MFLU 18-1068, holotype). a, b Appearance of ascomata on host surface. c Peridium. d Ostiole with periphysate. e Vertical section of an ascoma. f Pseudoparaphyses. gi Asci. jn Ascospores. n Germinating ascospore. oq Colony on PDA, q, r Mycelium. Scale bars: a = 200 μm, b, e = 100 μm, c, g–i = 20 μm, d, f, i–n, q–r = 10 μm, p = 1 mm.



Importance and distribution

Acuminatispora accommodates a single species. Acuminatispora seems to be an important component of phytoplankton and marine algae populations, found on petioles and rachides of Arecaceae in Asia (Thailand).



Zhang SN, Hyde KD, Gareth Jones EB, Cheewangkoon R, Liu J. 2018 – Acuminatispora palmarum gen. et sp. nov. from mangrove habitats. Mycological Progress 17, 1173–1188.



About Dothideomycetes

The website provides an up-to-date classification and account of all genera of the class Dothideomycetes.

Mushroom Research Foundation


Published by the Mushroom Research Foundation 
Copyright © The copyright belongs to the Mushroom Research Foundation. All Rights Reserved.