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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: HdV-1015A–C

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Dictyoarthrinium cf. sacchari

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 squares, 10–16 μm in diameter, cruciately septate, flattened in one plane, verruculose; The three types differ in the number of appendages.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Dictyoarthrinium sacchari is reported from a variety of tropical plants (Ellis, 1971).

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information