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Acanthotubeufia filiformis

Acanthotubeufia filiformis (Promp. & A.N. Mill.) Y.Z. Lu & K.D. Hyde [as 'filiforme'], in Lu et al., Fungal Diversity 92: 146 (2018).

Acanthostigma filiforme Promp. & A.N. Mill., Mycologia 102(3): 575 (2010).

Index Fungorum number: IF 633502; Facesoffungi number: FoF 04706, Fig. 1

Description: see Promputtha and Miller (2010); Lu et al. (2018).

Material examined: see Promputtha and Miller (2010); Lu et al. (2018).

Fig. 1 Acanthotubeufia filiforme (re-drawn from Fig. 8 Acanthostigma filisporum (M. E. Barr 6648, NY in Reblovä and Barr 2000). a Asci containing ascospores. b Apical paraphyses formed of chains largely inflated cells occurring among maturing asci. c Ascospores. d Sketch of perithecia on the natural substrate. Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Acanthotubeufia comprises only one species known on fallen decorticated branch in mixed forest in the United States (Tennessee).




Lu YZ, Liu JKJ, Hyde KD, Jeewon R et al. 2018b – A taxonomic reassessment of Tubeufiales based on multi-locus phylogeny and morphology. Fungal Diversity 92, 131–344.

Promputtha I, Miller AN. 2010 – Three new species of Acanthostigma (Tubeufiaceae, Dothideomycetes) from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Mycologia 102, 574–587.

Réblová M, Barr M. 2000 – The genus Acanthostigma (Tubeufiaceae, Pleosporales). Sydowia 52, 258–285. 


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