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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-1291

Category: Fungi

Taxonomical identification: Glomus-type

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: No information

Description: Chlamydospores broadly ellipsoid, equilaterally one-celled, yellow, 72 × 57 μm, smooth, slightly thin-walled, with hypha-like attachment/appendix. This morphotype probably belongs to the mycorrhizal fungi, and may represent Glomus or a related tropical genus. It differs from the common Glomus chlamydospores by its distinctly ellipsoid shape and thinner wall.

(Sub-) Fossil occurence: No information

Co-occurence: No information

Modern occurence: No information

Palaeoenvironmental indication: No information