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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-55

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Xylariaceae possibly Helicogermslita

First publication: Barthelmes, A., Prager, A. and Joosten, H. (2006) Palaeoecological analysis of Alnus wood peats with special attention to non-pollen palynomorphs. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 141, 33–51

Other publication/s: 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

Description: Ascospore elliptic with slightly tapering ends, 10–12 × 5–6 μm, with one curved germ slit around the spore, light brown, psilate.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Willow peat

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Presence of specifical plants (sedge fen)