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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: UG-1268

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Canalisporium variabile

First publication: Gelorini, V., Verbeken, A., van Geel, B., Cocqyt, C. and Vershuren, D. (2011) Modern non-pollen palynomorphs from East African lake sediments. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 164, 143–173

Other publication/s: Goh, T.K. and Hyde, K.D. (2000) A new species of Canalisporium from Australia. Mycologia 92, 589–592

Description: Conidia cubical, pale brown, 25 × 23 μm, smooth, thick-walled, moderately to strongly constricted at conidial septa (cells appear to bulge in outline); Septa unpigmented, thin and septal canals clearly visible; With 2(–3) major columns of septa, 2 rows of septa, and a single basal cell, which is subhyaline and thin-walled.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: Canalisporium variabile is a recently described Canalisporium species, found on submerged wood and decaying palm raches in Australia (Goh and Hyde, 2000).

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information