Observation 114427: Saccharomyces paradoxus

When: 2012-10-24

Collection location: Biology of Fungi Lab, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Weih Li

No specimen available


Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Saccharomycotina
Class: Saccharomycetes
Order: Saccharomytales
Family: Saccharomycetaceae
Genus: Saccharomyces

*Yeast; Unicellular; No ascocarps
*Can be found in many natural locations; in plants, in animals/insects

*Important characteristics:
-four ascospores in an ascus

*Interesting Facts
-Saccharomyces manginii var. tetrasporus (Beij.) Stell.-Dekk. (1931)
-Making wine, baking and brewing

Proposed Names

3% (3)
Used references: cultivated in lab
Based on microscopic features: Yeast; Unicellular; No ascocarps; Budding; four ascospores in an ascus
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: This is the preferred name in Index Fungorum.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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