MycoKey : the genus Phialina

Generic short diagnoses: Sessile to short stipitate, inoperculate discomycetes on non-wooody substrata with white to yellow or orange colours, narrowing to lageniform, thin-walled hairs and fairly large spores. The paraphyses and hairs contain refractive vacuoles that turn yellow in herbarium material.

Species examples:
Phialina lachnobrachya
Phialina ulmariae

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