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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 examined: Thailand, Ranong, Ngao Mangrove Forest Research Center, on submerged decayed rachis of Phoenix paludosa Roxb. (Arecaceae), 6 December 2016, S.N. Zhang, SNT53 (MFLU 18-1068, holotype).

 

 

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).

 

 

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