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 Add this item to the list  810142 Original description
   
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Description:Ascomata perithecial, superficial, solitary or aggregated in groups, ovoid to obpyriform, dark red, becoming purple-red in 3 % KOH, smooth to finely warted, with papillate apex; without recognisable stroma; perithecial wall consists of two poorly distinguishable regions; outer region composed of 1–3 layers of angular to subglobose cells; inner region composed of cells that are flat in transverse optical section and angular to oval in subsurface optical face view; walls in the outer and inner region sometimes locally thinning to form pseudopores in conjunction with matching structures in adjacent cells. Asci clavate to narrowly clavate, 8-spored; apex rounded, with a minutely visible ring. Ascospores ellipsoidal to oblong-ellipsoidal, somewhat tapering towards the ends, medianly septate, smooth to finely warted. Conidiophores simple or aggregated to form sporodochia; simple conidiophores arising laterally or terminally from aerial mycelium, solitary to loosely aggregated, unbranched or sparsely branched, septate, bearing up to three phialides; phialides monophialidic, more or less cylindrical, tapering slightly in the upper part towards the apex. Macroconidia cylindrical, hyaline, straight to slightly curved, 1–4-septate, apex or apical cell typically slightly bent to one side and minutely beaked, base with visible, centrally located or laterally displaced hilum. Microconidia ellipsoid to ovoid, hyaline, straight, aseptate to 1-septate, with a minutely or clearly laterally displaced hilum. Chlamydospores rarely formed, globose to subglobose, smooth but often appear rough due to deposits, thick-walled, mostly occurring in chains. 
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