MycoKey : the genus Pachyella

Generic short diagnoses: Medium sized, ± disc-shaped, brown to black operculate discomycetes with amyloid asci and gelatinous outer tissue (textura angularis/globulosa). On substrates soaked by water, mainly on wood.

Species examples:
Pachyella babingtonii
Pachyella peltata
Pachyella punctispora
Pachyella violaceonigra

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