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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-63A

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Lasiosphaeria cf. caudata / L. caudata

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. and Aptroot, A. (2006) Fossil ascomycetes in Quaternary deposits. Nova Hedwigia 82, 313–329

Description: Fruitrbodies globose to flask-shaped, 340–620 × 240–500 µm, ostiolate, covered with short, septate, 3-5 µm thick hairs, especially around the ostiole; Ascospores, three-septate, (72–) 75–80 (–91) µm, at one end geniculate and tapering into a point, the other end narrowly rounded.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: In peat

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Decaying wood of Picea

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information