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Buellia viridula

Buellia viridula Ekanayaka & K.D. Hyde, in Hyde et al., Fungal Diversity: 10.1007/s13225-019-00429-2, [120] (2019)

Index Fungorum number: IF555467         Facesoffungi number: FoF05082

 

Sexual morph: Apothecia 300–350 × 110–160 µm (x̄ = 331.7 × 132.6 µm, n = 10), arising singly, erumpent, sessile, black when fresh. Receptacle pulvinate, black. Disc flat to slightly convex, black. Margins black. Excipulum 22–38 µm (x̄ = 31.5 µm, n = 10) wide at margins and flanks, composed of black cells of textura angularis. Hymenium blackish green. Paraphyses 1–3 µm wide (x̄ = 2.1 µm, n = 20), numerous, branched, septate. Asci 24–50 × 8–14 µm ( = 34.3 × 10.4 µm, n = 30), 8-spored, globose, long stipitate, apex rounded, inoperculate, amyloid ring absent at the apex. Ascospores 7–11 × 3–4 µm ( = 9.5 × 3.7 µm, n = 40), multiseriate, obovoid, immature spore hyaline, greenish brown at maturity, smooth-walled, 1-septate, guttules present. Asexual morph: Undetermined.

 

Host and Habitat: Saprobic on dead stem of woody plant.

 

Known distribution: Thailand.

 

Material examined: THAILAND, Chiang Rai Province, Doi Mae Suai, on dead stems, 22 June 2015, A.H. Ekanayaka, HD0026 (MFLU 16-0587 holotype; HKAS 104247, isotype).

 

GenBank Accession No: ITS: MK075947 (MFLU 16-0587-a), MK075948 (MFLU 16-0587-b).