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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-22Type: HdV-22

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Leptoshaeria / Herpotrichiella sp.

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: No information

Description: Fruit bodies ovoid, 165–190 µm in diameter, connected with septate, about 2 µm wide hyphae; Many thick-walled, dark, septate, 2–5 µm thick setae present near the ostiole; Ascospores fusiform, 23–30 × 5–6 (–7) µm, (2–) 3–4 (–7) septate, end cells lighter and thinner-walled.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: In highly decomposed peat

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Presens of the host plant Calluna vulgaris