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Megalospora occidentalis Kantvilas

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: Australasia.

Upper Surface: White; special structures present:; sorediate.

Ascocarps: Slightly constricted or strongly constricted at the base, 1.2-(2) mm in diam.. Margin: Prominent. Disk: Plane; brown; epruinose. Exciple: Yellow; inspersed with crystals. Epithecium: Apical cells brown. Hymenium: (80)-90-110 µm high.

Ascospores: 1–2 per ascus, 50-90 µm long, (18)-20-30 µm wide; both transversally and longitudinally; 20-22-transversally septate.

Secondary Metabolites: Hopane-6a,22-diol and pannarin.

(report generated 06.Dez.2007)

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