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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-12

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: No information

First publication: van Geel, B. (1978) A palaeoecological study of Holocene peat bog sections in Germany and the Netherlands, based on the analysis of pollen, spores and macro- and microscopic remains of fungi, algae cormophytes and anymals. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 25, 1–120

Other publication/s:
van Geel, B., Bohncke, S.J.P. and Dee, H. (1981) A palaecological study of an upper Late Glacial and Holocene sequence from 'De Borchert', The Netherlands. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 31, 367–448
Bakker, R. and van Smeerdijk, D.G. (1982) A palaecological study of a Late Holocene section from 'Het Ilperweld', W. Netherlands. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 36, 95–163
Kurhy, P. (1985) Transgressions of a raised bog across a coverstand ridge originally covered with an oak-lime forest. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 44, 313–353
Chambers, F.M., van Geel, B. and van der Linden, M. (2011) Considerations for the preparation of peat samples for palynology, and for the counting of pollen and non-pollen palynomorphs. Mires and Peat 7, 1–14

Description: Chlamydospores(?) curved, two transverse septa, constricted at the septa, (7–) 10–13 (–14) µm long; Apical cell (4-) 6-7 (-8) µm wide, thick-walled, dark brown, with a subapical germ pore about 0.7 µm wide, central cell brown, basal cell hyaline and thin-walled

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: In raised peat bogs, dry Calluna peat, Sphagnum bogs

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: On plants and mosses

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Presens of host plants / Mesotrophic conditions / Drier conditions in the peat bog (during the summer)