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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-8D

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: No information

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: No information

Description: Fruit bodies 40–122 µm in diameter, darkly pigmented; Wall of covering membrane composed of radiating files of subquadratic cells, 4–7 µm wide at the margin, and narrower at the centre, with a prominent ostiole up to 25 µm long and 6–8 µm wide surrounded by 6–8 hyphae about 2 µm wide, basal plate with a radiate structure.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: On Trichophorum caespitosum remains

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information