Quintaria microsporumsp. nov., from a stream in France

Ying ZHANG, Jacques FOURNIER, Rajesh JEEWON & Kevin D. HYDE

en Cryptogamie, Mycologie 29 (2) - Pages 179-182

Published on 27 June 2008

Quintaria microsporum sp. nov., found on submerged wood of Fraxinus excelsior in the bed of a stream in Ariège, Rimont, Peyrau, France, is described, illustrated and compared with similar taxa. It is unique in Quintaria in having small ascospores and asci. A key to species of Quintaria is provided. This is the first record of a Quintaria species from a freshwater environment in Europe.

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