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Polycoccum innatum (Müll. Arg.) D. Hawksw.

Data Set Maintenance: Data set compiled. Data set author(s): Cáceres M. (01-08-29). Data set reviewer(s): Triebel D.; revised; to be published after submission.

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

Taxonomic Literature: Hawksworth D.L., Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 14: 43-181 [152]
(1985); Hawksworth D.L. & Diederich P., Trans. Brit. Mycol. Soc.
90: 293-312 [301] (1988).

Biogeography: Neotropical, coastal. Continent: Southern America. Region(s): Caribbean. Country or state(s): Cuba.

Ecology: Growing on bark.

Thallus: Indistinct.

Reproduction Strategy: With sexual (and possible asexual) stages. Ascocarps: Perithecioid, forming inside the thallus or mycelium of the host, not emerging, 75-120-(150) µm wide, 100-150 µm high. Periphyses: Absent. Interascal Hyphae: Present, distinctly branched, distinctly anastomosed; cells 1.5-2 µm wide.

Asci: Clavate (elongate).

Ascospores: Not uniseriate (biseriate), c. 8 per ascus, spores 8 per ascus, broadly ellipsoid, (15)-16-18-(19) µm long, (6.5)-7-8-(8.5) µm wide, obtuse (or slightly attenuated at the apices); septa present; transversally septate, 1-transversally septate; lumina slightly apically enlarged, constricted at the centre; wall thin (more or less smooth-walled), becoming pigmented, middle brown, not ornamented (more or less smooth-walled) or ornamented (verruculose, with gelatinous sheath often swelling with K).

Conidiomata: Absent resp. not observed.

(report generated 04.Okt.2007)

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