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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-201Type: HdV-201

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Xylomyces chlamydosporis / X. aquaticus

First publication: van Geel, B., Coope, G.R. and van der Hammen, T. (1989) Palaeoecology and stratigraphy of the Late-glacial type section at Usselo (The Netherlands). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 60, 25–129

Other publication/s:
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, 313–35
Kuhry, P. (1997) The palaeoecology ot a treed bog in western boreal Canada: a study based on microfossils, macrofossils and physico-chemical properties. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 96, 183–224

Description: Fungal spores (conidia?) 7–10-septate, 98–143 µm long, 13–20 µm wide at the broadest part, often broken off at one, or both ends.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: Equisetum fluviatile, Phragmites and Carex rostrata

Modern occurence: Xylomyces chlamydosporis is a wood-inhabiting fungus (Goh et al. 1997); Xylomyces aquaticus occurrs primarily on woody tissue or at cut (Révay and Gönczöl 1990).

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Presence of host plants