MycoKey : the genus Ploettnera

Generic short diagnoses: Inoperculate discomycetes on stems or leaves of herbs or Rubus canes, erumpent with the covering layer splitting ± star-like, with ± conspicuous, protruding paraphyses and a thick-walled, hyaline to brown textura angularis to prismatica.

Species examples:
Ploettnera solidaginis

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