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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-263

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Valsaria-type

First publication: van Geel, B., Buurman, J., Brinkkemper, O., Schelvis, J., Aptroot, A,. van Reenen, G. and Hakbijl, T. (2003) Environmental reconstruction of a Roman Period settlement site in Uitgeest (The Netherlands), with special reference to coprophilous fungi. Journal of Archaeological Science 30, 873–883

Other publication/s:
van Geel, B. and Aptroot, A. (2006) Fossil ascomycetes in Quaternary deposits. Nova Hedwigia 82, 313–329
Medeanic, S. and Bagadin Silva, M. (2010) Indicative value of non-pollen palynomorphs (NPPs) and palynofacies for palaeoreconstructions: Holocene Peat, Brazil. International Journal of Coal Geology 84, 248–257

Description: Ascospores 1-septate, ca. 42 x 22 μm in size, inclusive of the characteristic velum, which forms longitudinal ribs and an equatorial ring around the septum, like HdV-140, these seem to be ascospores of a (different) member of the genus Valsaria.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: In soil samples from a Roman Period settlement site in the Netherlands.

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information