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

Biogeography: Continent: Australasia.

Upper Surface: Pale grey or lemon (citrine); special structures present:; sorediate.

Ascocarps: Not constricted at the base, 1.5-2.2-3 mm in diam.. Margin: Prominent. Disk: Plane; black, dark brown, or brown; epruinose. Exciple: Brown or yellow; inspersed with crystals. Epithecium: Apical cells brown. Hymenium: 160-230 µm high.

Ascospores: c. 8 per ascus, 32-42 µm long, 19-25 µm wide; transversally septate; 1-transversally septate.

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

(report generated 06.Dez.2007)

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