MycoKey : the genus Ascobolus

Generic short diagnoses: Tiny to small, barrel- to disc-shaped operculate discomycetes with a hymenium dotted by dark, free spores in protruding, amyloid asci. On dung, soil and debris.

Species examples:
Ascobolus albidus
Ascobolus brassicae
Ascobolus carbonarius
Ascobolus crenulatus
Ascobolus furfuraceus
Ascobolus immersus
Ascobolus lignatilis
Ascobolus sacchariferus
Ascobolus viridis

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