Phylum:Ascomycota >> Class: Ascomycetes >>  Order: Diatrypales 
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 Scientific Name: Anthostoma vincensii

Anthostoma vincensii G. Arnaud, Annls Sci. nat. ser. Bot. et Zool. 7: 717. 1925.

 Description: Ascomata immersed, solitary, scattered, dark brown, long-beaked, clypeate, ostiolate, 1-1.3 mm high including the beak, 650-925 μm wide in the venter region. Beak with an ectostoma, periphysate 500-700 μm long, 225-350 μm wide, smooth with an apical ostiole up to 75 μm wide. Peridium 50-75 μm thick is composed of dark brown, thick-walled, pseudoparenchymatous cells. Clypeus intra and subepidermal, 500-600 μm long, 50-100 μm high, composed of pseudoparenchymatous cells. Paraphyses hyaline, filiform, unbranched, septate. Asci cylindrical, non-fissitunucate, short-stalked, 8-spored, 130-160 × 6-12.5 μm, with a stopper-shaped, amyloid apical ring 2.5-3.5 μm high and up to 5 μm wide. Ascospores ellipsoid, uniseriate, smooth, brown, 25-30 × 10-12.5 μm, with a helicoids twice coiled germ slit lining.

Taiwan, Nantou County, Meifeng, 28 Jan. 1992, A. Sivanesa 74, IMI 361397.

 Habitat: On stems of Litsea sp.



Laese, T. and Spooner, BM. 1994; Sivanesan, A. and Hsieh, WH. 1995.


W. H. Hsieh

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