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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: KIU-96

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: cf. Coniochaetaceae

Similar: KIU-127

First publication: Wieckowska-Lüth (forthcoming)

Other publication/s: No information

Description: Fungal spore, one-celled, globose to oval, with one or more asymmetrical slits on the surface, light brown to brown, 27.0‒30.3 μm in diameter. This type may belong to the family Coniochaetaceae. It could also be a smaller variant of type KIU-127.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: Occasionally within terrestrial and aquatic deposits as well as within archaeological horizons

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: May represent a fungal decomposer