Phylum:Ascomycota >> Class: Ascomycetes >>  Order: Dothideales 
   
 
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 Scientific Name: Parmulina japonica
 
   
   
 Author:

Parmulina japonica Hino & Katumoto, Trans. Mycol. Soc. R.O.C. 9: 48-50. 1994.

   
 
 
 
 
 Description: Ascostromata epiphyllous, not forming any leaf spot, loosely scattered, orbicular to somewhat irregular, up to 2.5 mm in diam., 150-215 μm high, without innate mycelium or hypostroma. Locule in a complete ring surrounding a sterile center, about 430-700 μm wide, the upper wall disintergrated and gelatinized to exposed the underlying asci. The wall of sterile center two-layered, the outer layer of longitudinal arranged cells, black, 20-43 μm thick, the inner layer of textura intricata to epidermoidea, dark brown, 40-50 μm thick. Basal wall of ascoma beneath the asci, 35-58 μm, composed of longitudinal arranged, brown cells. Asci bitunicate, clavate, 8-spored, 117-146 × 22-24 μm, with paraphysoidal hyphae. Ascospores biseriate, clavate, rounded above and slightly tapering below, 31-45 × 8-10 μm, thick-walled, 1-septate, yellow at first and brown when mature.
 
 
 
 
 
 Specimens:

Taiwan, Hualien County, Tzuen, 28 March, 1991, NCHUPP-2223.

 
 
 
 Habitat: On living leaves of Daphniphyllum membranaceum Hay.
 
 
 
 Distribution:

Japan, Taiwan.

 
 
 
 References:

Chen, CY. and Hsieh, WH. 1994.

   
   
   
 Provided:

W. H. Hsieh

 
 
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