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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-89Type: HdV-89

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Tetraploa aristata

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:
Ellis, M.B. (1971) Dematiaceous Hyphomycetes. Commonwealth Mycol. Inst., Kew
Marinova, E. and Atanassova, J. (2006) Anthropogenic impact on vegetation and environment during the Bronze Age in the area of Lake Durankulak, NE Bulgaria: Pollen, microscopic charcoal, non-pollen palynomorphs and plant macrofossils. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 141, 165–178
van Geel, B., Gelorini, V., Lyaruu, A., Aptroot, A., Rucina, S., Marchant, R., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. and Verschuren, D. (2011) Diversity and ecology of tropical African fungal spores from a 25,000-year palaeoenvironmental record in southeastern Kenya. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 164, 174–190

Description: Conidia verrucose, consisting of (3–) 4 columns of 2 or 4 cells, each column terminating in a septate appendage, verrucose pigmented.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: It is found on a variety of host plants, such as Ammophila, Carex, Cladium, Cyperus, Dactylis, Deschampsia, Juncus, Phaseolus, Phragmites and Triticum, usually on leaf bases and stems just above the soil (Ellis, 1971).

Palaeoenvironmental indication: Presence of a host plants