Phylum:Ascomycota >> Class: Ascomycetes >>  Order: Halosphaeriales 
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 Scientific Name: Bathyascus tropicalis

Bathyascus tropicalis Kohlm., Bot. Mar. 23: 532. 1980.

 Description: Ascomata 127-164 μm high, 89-122 μm in diameter, solitary, ellipsoidal, superficial, ostiolate, papillate, coriaceous, thin-walled, light brown. Necks 53.5-109 × 28-31 μm, cylindrical, eccentric, ostiolar canal without periphyses. Peridium 4-8 μm thick, composed of 2-3 layers of flat, thin-walled light brown cells, mature ascospores visible through the wall. Paraphyses absent. Asci eight-spored, ellipsoidal, unitunicate, thin-walled, without apical apparatuse, deliquescing before ascospore maturity. Ascospores 54-104 × 8-10.5 μm, elongate-fusiform, rounded at the upper end, tapering toward the base, straight or slightly curved, one-septate below the center, not or slightly constricted at the septum, without appendages, hyaline.

Ilan, Shihcheng, 18 Feb. 1992, SC0218-6; Taitung, Lanyu, 1 Nov. 2001, LY1101-2.

 Habitat: Saprobic on driftwood.

USA; Virgin Island; Taiwan; Singapore.


Kohlmeyer, J., 1980; Hsieh, SY et al., 2002.


S. Y. Hsieh

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