MycoKey : the species Mellitiosporium pteridinum

Generic short diagnoses: Immersed discomycetes in wood or stems of ferns, opening by teeth of host tissue to expose dark pale to black discs; with large, clavate, muriform, pale to brown spores.

Mellitiosporium pteridinum

Mellitiosporium pteridinum
Illustration and © Jens H. Petersen
Denmark, JHP-00.112

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