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The database is hosted by Kiel University
and is established by Magda Wieckowska-
Lüth, Wiebke Kirleis and Kay Schmütz,
Institute for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Archaeology.

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EMA-2Type: EMA-2

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: cf. Taeniolella alta

First publication: Prager, A., Barthelmes, A., Theuerkauf, M. and Joosten, H. (2006) Non-pollen palynomorphs from modern Alder carrs and their potential for interpreting microfossil data from peat. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 141, 7–31

Other publication/s: Barthelmes, A., de Klerk, P., Prager, A., Theuerkauf, M., Unterseher, M. and Joosten, H. (2012) Expanding NPP analysis to eutrophic and forested sites: Significance of NPPs in a Holocene wood peat section (NE Germany). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 186, 22–37

Description: Conidiophores (often only fragments), single cells or chains (>10 cells), cells frustrum- shaped or hemispherical, 4–8 x 6–9 µm, light brown, psilate.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: Scarce to recurrent in litter samples, in fossil samples abundant in highly decomposed Alder wood peat.

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: On wood and bark

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Probably indicative of Alder carr