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Megalospora albescens Sipman

Data Set Maintenance: Data set standard item. Data set author(s): Sipman H. (95-05-17). Data set to be published after submission; 95-05-17.

Nomenclature: Current taxonomic status: accepted or basionymous. Taxonomic rank: species. Megalospora. Megasporaceae Lumbsch (1994) @EXCL@ Megalosporaceae Vezda ex Hafellner & Bellem. (1982).

Biogeography: Continent: Australasia.

Upper Surface: Pale grey; special structures absent.

Ascocarps: Not constricted at the base, (.8)-1.1-1.5-(3.5) mm in diam.. Margin: Prominent. Disk: Plane; dark brown or brown; pruina abundant. Exciple: Dark brown, brown, or yellow; inspersed with crystals. Epithecium: Apical cells brown. Hymenium: 220-230 µm high.

Ascospores: 1–2 per ascus, 150-190 µm long, 35-40 µm wide; transversally septate; 7-11-transversally septate.

Secondary Metabolites: Hopane-6a,22-diol and pannarin; provisional name(s): 'Megalospora unknown A'and 'Megalospora unknown C'.

(report generated 06.Dez.2007)

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