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Polycoccum follmannii (Dodge) Alstrup

Data Set Maintenance: Data set compiled. Data set author(s): Cáceres M. @EXCL@ Calatayud V. (03-04-22). Data set not revised; not to be published after submission.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted. Taxonomic rank: species. Polycoccum. Dacampiaceae Körb. (1855); Dothideales.

Type Information: Basionym: Heterocarpon follmannii Dodge.

Taxonomic Literature: Alstrup V., Folia Cryptog. Estonica Fasc. 39:1-2 (2002).

Biogeography: Northern hemispheric. Continent: Europe. Region(s): Northern Europe and Middle Europe. Country or state(s): United Kingdom (Shetland Islands).

Ecology: Biotroph; lichenicolous; endosubstratic. Host or Phorophyte Taxonomy: Lecidea cremoricolor.

Lichen Photobionts: Primary photobiont absent.

Thallus: Indistinct.

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Perithecioid, forming inside the thallus or mycelium of the host. Exciple: Not carbonized.

Asci: Dehiscence bitunicate.

Ascospores: Not uniseriate, c. 4 per ascus, spores 3-4 per ascus, ellipsoid, (15)-17-18-(18.5) µm long, (6)-8-10 µm wide, obtuse; septa present; transversally septate, 1-transversally septate; lumina of equal size; wall thin, not constricted where the septum meets the spore wall or laterally constricted where the septum meets the spore wall, hyaline, not ornamented.

Conidiomata: Absent resp. not observed.

Secondary Metabolites: Not detected.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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