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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

HdV-1005Type: HdV-1005

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Brachydesmiella sp.

First publication: van Geel, B., Gelorini, V., Lyaruu, A., Aptroot, A., Rucina, S., Marchant, R., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. and Verschuren, D. (2011) Diversity and ecology of tropical African fungal spores from a 25,000-year palaeoenvironmental record in southeastern Kenya. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 164, 174–190

Other publication/s: Ellis, M.B. (1971) Dematiaceous Hyphomycetes. Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Kew

Description: Conidia lemon-shaped, ca. 28–36 × 20 μm, 2-septate, the central cell large, the end cells small with thinner walls than central cell

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: The extant taxon B. biseptata was found on wood of deciduous trees in N-America and Europe (Ellis 1971). N-America and Europe (Ellis 1971)

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information