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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-4Type: HdV-4

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Anthostomella cf. fuegiana

Similar: T-12

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
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
Kurhy, P. (1988) A palaeobotanical and palynological study of Holocene peat from the El Bosque mire. Located in a volcanic area of the Cordillera central of Colombia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 55, 19–72
van Geel, B. and Aptroot, A. (2006) Fossil ascomycetes in Quaternary deposits. Nova Hedwigia 82, 313–329

Description: Ascospores 18–25 μm x 5–7 μm, inequilateral, tapering apically into a sharp point, basal end truncate, germ slit extending over about half of the length along the straight side; Fruit bodies (Perithecia) almost spherical (125–340 µm in diameter) to oblong (390 × 235 µm) with a short apical beak; Perithecia immersed; after disappearance of the surrounding plant tissue some perithecia still show some clypeus around the ostiole. Sometimes small parts of a monocotyledonous host epidermis are present.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: In raised bog deposits, Sphagnum bogs

Co-occurence: Monocotyledonous host epidermis

Modern occurence: On Cladium mariscus, Luzula sylvatica, Rostkovia grandiflora, Eriophorum vaginatum

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Raised bog vegetation