Phylum:Ascomycota >> Class: Ascomycetes >>  Order: Dothideales 
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 Scientific Name: Didymosphaeria massarioides

Didymosphaeria massarioides Sacc. and Brun., Sacc. Michelia 2: 592. 1882.

 Description: Ascomata immersed, 150-210 μm wide, 110-230 μm high excluding the neck, solitary or aggregated into groups of 2-3 ascomata forming valsoid configuration, erect or horizontal. Necks variable in length, papillate to cylindrical, up to 190 μm long, central or lateral. Peridium 6-15 μm thick, composed of compressed, pale brown cells, occasionally with a thin stroma adnate to the surface, neck portion of peridium usually thickened and clypeate. Asci cylindrical, 90-105 × 10-13 μm, bitunicate, basal, shortly stipitate, 8-spored. Pseudoparaphyses narrowly cellular, 1.5-2 μm wide, conspicuously branched. Ascospores oblong, 12-18 × 6-8 μm, rounded at ends, 1-septate at middle, dark brown, striate, uniseriate.

Taiwan, Hualien County, Central Cross Road 133K from west, Jan. 30, 1996, NCHUPP-2432..

 Habitat: On indet. dead twigs.

Europe, South America, North America, Taiwan.


Aptroot, A. 1995; Hsieh, WH. and Chen, CY. 2000.


W. H. Hsieh

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