Phylum:Ascomycota >> Class: Ascomycetes >>  Order: Dothideales 
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 Scientific Name: Paraliomyces lentiferus

Paraliomyces lentiferus Kohlm., Nova Hedwigia 1: 81-82. 1959.

 Description: Ascomata 353-707 μm high, 306-840 μm in diameter, embedded in a black stroma, solitary, subglobose to pyriform, immersed or partly immersed, ostiolate, papillate, carbonaceous, thick-walled, black. Necks 63-159 μm high, 56-153 μm wide, periphysate. Pseudoparaphyses filamentous, numerous, persistent. Asci 88-150 × 14-18 μm, eight-spored, cylindrical, short pedunculate, bitunicate, with an ocular chamber at the apex, thick-walled, arising from the base and sides of the venter of ascomata. Ascospores 17.5-28.5 × 8.5-13.5 μm, ellipsoidal to subfusiform, one-septate below the middle, constricted at the septum, hyaline; at first surrounded by a gelatinous sheath that contracts to form a lateral, lentiform, viscous appendage over the septum, 6.5-13.5 μm diameter, 1.0-4.5 μm thick.

Taipei, Pali, 6 Nov. 1990, PL791106-30.

 Habitat: Saprobic on mangrove wood.

India, Mexico, Florida, Taiwan.


Kohlmeyer, J. 1959; Read, SJ. et al. 1992; Hsieh, SY. et al. 2002.


S. Y. Hsieh

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