Periconia shyamala A.K. Roy, (a dematiaceous anamorphic fungus)

29 Oct 2002 at OSGR: SU49 in Berks, England

Record Summaryon base of dead stem of Common Nettle
Found asAnamorph
Date29 October 2002
Associated organismUrtica dioica
OS grid refOSGR: SU49
Lat/Lon51° 40' N, 1° 20' W
Vice CountyBerks, VC no: 22
Voucher29 Oct 2002[F]
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Notes: On base of dead stem of Common Nettle, without blackened area at base of conidiophores.
Conidia: mid-brown with dark brown warts (in lactophenol, more olivaceous in water), 18-25µm.
Conidiophore with single whorl of branchlets near the tip.
Conidiophore stalk: septate, 12-19µm wide below head.
Conidiophore stalk base: non-rooting, clavate, 38µm wide.

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