Notes:
MICROSCOPY & ID BY DJANGO GROOTMYERS
Growing on the underside of a INSERT TREE SPECIES and associated with a darkened crust. Hysterothecia with rounded ends. Not producing any noticeable pigment in 1M KOH. Asci bitunicate.
Spores hyaline and didymosporous. Spore measurements: (6) 6.4 – 9.2 (9.6) × (2.7) 2.9 – 3.5 (3.6) µm, Q = (2) 2.1 – 2.7 (3); N = 24, Me = 7.5 × 3.2 µm; Qe = 2.4

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DSC_1266 Asci and spores at 400x in NH4OH (2 drops), congo red (1 red) and phloxine (1 drop).JPG
DSC_1284 Asci and spores at 400x in NH4OH (2 drops), congo red (1 red) and phloxine (1 drop).JPG
DSC_1289 Asci and spores at 400x in 1M KOH.JPG

Proposed Names

18% (2)
Used references: Schoch, C. L., & CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre. (2009). A phylogenetic re-evaluation of Dothideomycetes. CBS Fungal Biodiversity Centre.
Van der Linde, E. J. (1992). Notes on the South African Hysteriaceae (Ascomycetes: Mycotina). South African Journal of Botany, 58(6), 491-499.
Jaklitsch, W. M., Fournier, J., & Voglmayr, H. (2018). Two unusual new species of Pleosporales: Anteaglonium rubescens and Atrocalyx asturiensis. Sydowia, 70, 129-140.
Mugambi, G. K., & Huhndorf, S. M. (2009). Parallel evolution of hysterothecial ascomata in ascolocularous fungi (Ascomycota, Fungi). Systematics and Biodiversity, 7(4), 453-464.
56% (1)
Recognized by sight: Spores with 1 rounded end, not directly associated w/ dark crust
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