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Remarks (public):Cryptocoryneum Fuckel (Ellis 1971, 1976, Schoknecht & Crane 1977) is characterized by monoblastic conidiogenous cells, and cheiroid conidia composed of a series of dark brown cap cells from which the pendulous arms develop. 
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Description:Cryptocoryneum parvulum S.S. Silva, Gusmao & R.F. Castaneda, sp. nov. Fig.1 IF 550828 Differs from other Cryptocoryneum spp. by its inflated conidiophores and conidiogenous cells and its smaller, cheiroid conidia with dark cap cells and four pendulous, 3–4-septate, pale brown to subhyaline arms. Type: Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul State: Sao Francisco de Paula, Floresta Nacional de Sao Francisco de Paula, 29°25¢S 50°23¢W, 838 m alt., on decaying needle-like leaves of Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze (Araucariaceae), 27.VIII.2014, coll. S.S. Silva. (Holotype, HUEFS 210439). Conidiomata sporodochial, pulvinate, 75–140 μm diam., scattered, black. Mycelium superficial and immersed. Hyphae septate, branched, 2.5–3 μm diam., smooth, brown. Conidiophores distinct, clavate, inflated, single, erect, straight, close packet, pale brown, 0–2-septate, smooth, 15–25 x 9.16.5 µm. Conidiogenous cells monoblastic, clavate to cylindrical or doliiform, integrated, terminal, determinate. Conidia solitary, acrogenous, cheiroid, branched, 12–23 x 10.5–15 µm, with black cap cells and four pendulous pale brown arms, smooth, 3–4-septate, 2.5–5 µm wide. 
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