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Megalospora halei 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. Megalosporaceae Vezda ex Hafellner & Bellem. (1982) @EXCL@ Megasporaceae Lumbsch (1994).

Biogeography: Continent: Asia-Temperate and Australasia.

Upper Surface: Pale grey or lemon (citrine); special structures absent or present:; not isidate or isidiate.

Ascocarps: Not constricted, slightly constricted, or strongly constricted at the base, 1-3.5 mm in diam.. Margin: Prominent. Disk: Plane to weakly convex; brown; epruinose. Exciple: Brown or yellow; inspersed with crystals. Epithecium: Apical cells brown. Hymenium: 200-270 µm high.

Ascospores: 1–2 per ascus, 120-200 µm long, 30-45 µm wide; transversally septate; 5-7-transversally septate.

Secondary Metabolites: Hopane-6a,22-diol and usnic acid; provisional name(s): 'Megalospora unknown B'.

(report generated 06.Dez.2007)

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