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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.

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HdV-3BType: HdV-3B

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Pleospora 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:
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
van Geel, B. and Aptroot, A. (2006) Fossil ascomycetes in Quaternary deposits. Nova Hedwigia 82, 313–329

Description: Fruit bodies, 150–290 × 225–320 µm, bearing short, 2.5 µm thick, septate hairs; Ascospores oblong, 25–43 × 10–14 µm, 5–7 transverse and one to several longitudinal septa.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: In relatively dry, ombrotrophic peat

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: On dead plant remains

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information