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Megalospora coccodes (Bél.) Sipman ssp. coccodes

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. Taxonomic rank: species. Megalospora. Megalosporaceae Vezda ex Hafellner & Bellem. (1982) @EXCL@ Megasporaceae Lumbsch (1994).

Biogeography: Continent: Africa and Southern America.

Upper Surface: White; special structures absent.

Ascocarps: Not constricted at the base, 1-3 mm in diam.. Margin: Distinct. Disk: Plane; dark brown or brown; epruinose, pruina abundant. Exciple: Dark brown or brown; inspersed with crystals. Episamma: With episamma. Epithecium: Apical cells brown. Hymenium: 230-280 µm high.

Ascospores: c. 8 per ascus, 70-105 µm long, 22-35 µm wide; transversally septate; 5-7-transversally septate.

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

(report generated 06.Dez.2007)

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