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Megalospora hillii 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: Lemon (citrine); special structures absent.

Ascocarps: Slightly constricted or strongly constricted at the base, .8-1.5-3 mm in diam.. Margin: Distinct. Disk: Plane; black or dark brown; epruinose. Exciple: Dark brown or brown; inspersed with crystals. Epithecium: Apical cells dark brown or olive. Hymenium: 120-140 µm high.

Ascospores: 1–2 per ascus, 70-100 µm long, 30-35 µm wide; transversally septate; 1-transversally septate.

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

(report generated 06.Dez.2007)

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