PAYOsphaeria minuta Leong

Bot. Mar. 33: 511-512, 1990

Ascomata 125-180 m high, 120-170 m in diameter, globose to flask-shaped, solitary, sub-hyaline to yellowish brown, superficial, ostiolate, papillate and membranaceous. Necks 52-110 m long x 32-48 m in diameter, conical to elongate, cylindrical and subhyaline to yellowish brown. Paraphyses hyaline, branched and septate.

Asci 40-68 m long x 5-7.5 m wide, 8-spored, unitunicate, thin-walled, cylindrical pedicellate and developing at the base of the ascocarp.

Ascospores 4.5-8.0 m x 3.8-6 m, globose to pyriform, hyaline, aseptate, thick-walled, smooth, without appendages or gelatinous sheath.


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