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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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Type: EMA-59

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Sporoschisma spec. / Arthrinium spec.

First publication: Prager, A., Theuerkauf, M., Couwenberg, J., Barthelmes, A., Aptroot, A. and Joosten, H. (2012) Pollen and non-pollen palynomorphs as tools for identifying alder carr deposits: A surface sample study from NE-Germany. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 186, 38–57

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: Fungal spore or conidiophore fragment, cylindric, 3-septate, septa with pores86, 38–57, 22–24 x 5-6 µm, (rarely with 2 septa and only 15–17 µm long), both central cells 6–8 µm long, end cells 5–7 µm, end cells lighter and torn off, often one end slightly conical, light to middle brown, psilate.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Alder carr

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Presence of specifical plants (alder carr)