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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.

© Wieckowska-Lüth/Kirleis/Schmütz 2020

Type: EMA-31

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Ceratocystis monoliformes or Thielaviopsis basicola

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: Ellis, M.B. and Ellis, J.P. (1997) Microfungi on Land Plants, An Identification Handbook. New enlarged edition. The Richmond Publishing Co. Ltd, Slough

Description: Fungal spore (very likely the end fragments of arthroconidia of Thielaviopsis), cylindrial middle fragments were not found, hemispherical to bowl-shaped, 10–17 µm, convex wall („outside“) constantly ca. 1,3 µm thick, planar and concave wall („inside“) thinner, no pores observed, bright brown, psilate.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: On rotten wood (Ellis and Ellis, 1997)

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Probably indicator of wood