Oxydothis nypae K.D. Hyde and Nakagiri

Trans. Mycol. Soc. Japan 30: 69-75, 1989

Ascomata: 175-290 m m high, 281-470 m m in diam., immersed beneath host epidermis, in surface view oval to globose, in side view broadly elliptical to subglobose with a flattened base, lying horizontal or oblique to the host surface, brown to black, ostiolate, periphysate, coriaceous, gregarious.

Asci :198-349 x 8.5-12 m m, 8-spored, long cylindrical, pedunculate, thin-walled, unitunicate, tip rounded containing a ring-like apical apparatus, wedge-shaped to oblong, staining blue in Melzer's reagent.

Ascospores: 70-112 x 2.5-4.2 m m, 1-4-seriate in ascus, hyaline, filiform, straight or slightly curved/S-shaped, 1-septate, not constricted at the septum, apices narrower than spore body and rounded with mucilage, guttulate except at apices and short region midway between septa and apices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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