Phylum:Ascomycota >> Class: Ascomycetes >>  Order: Halosphaeriales 
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 Scientific Name: Haligena salina

Haligena salina C. A. Farrant & E. B. G. Jones, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 93: 406. 1986.

 Description: Ascomata 140-360 μm high, 160-340 μm in diameter, solitary or gregarious, globose to subglobose, immersed or partly immersed, ostiolate, papillate, coriaceous, hyaline to pale brown. Necks 50-400 μm long, 40-100 μm in diameter, conical or cylindrical, periphysate, hyaline to light yellowish. Catenophyses present. Asci 50-65 × 22-31 μm, eight-spored, fusiform to clavate, short pedunculate, without an apical pore, thin-walled, unitunicate, deliquescing early. Ascospores 14-24 × 8-13 μm, one-septate, ellipsoidal, not or slightly constricted at the septum, hyaline. Appendages initially surrounding the spore, 10-20 × 3-5 μm and closely appressed to the spore wall, later separating to form long appendages when expanded in water, up to 40 μm long, polar, spoon-shaped at base, attenuate, channeled, attached to a protrusion at the ascospore apex.

Miaoli, Tunghsiao, 14 Jul. 1990, TS0714-11; Taipei, Homei, 2 Aug. 1990, HM0802-11; Taipei, Yenliao, 2 Aug. 1990, YL0802-11.

 Habitat: Saprobic on driftwood

Brunei, Taiwan.


Farrant, C and Jones, EBG., 1986; Hsieh, SY et al., 2002.


S. Y. Hsieh

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