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Growing on Odocoileus virginianus dung with Saccobolus minimoides observation 423523, Coprotus glaucellus observation 423498 and Coprinopsis sp. Subiculum absent. All Structures inamyloid. Hairs multiseptate and hyaline. Single polysporous ascus per ascocarp. Spores smooth, hyaline and eguttulate. Spore measurements: (8.9) 9.1 – 9.8 (10) × (6.9) 7.1 – 7.5 (8) µm, Q = (1.2) 1.23 – 1.37 (1.4); N = 30, Me = 9.4 × 7.3 µm; Qe = 1.3

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Proposed Names

-29% (1)
Used references: Bell, A. (2005). An illustrated guide to the coprophilous Ascomycetes of Australia. CBS Biodivers Ser, 3, 1-178.
Kimbrough, J. W., & Korf, R. P. (1967). A synopsis of the genera and species of the tribe Theleboleae (= Pseudoascoboleae). American Journal of Botany, 54(1), 9-23.
Korf, R. P. (1973). Discomycetes and tuberales. The fungi, vol. IV A, 249-319.
Pfister, D. H. (1982). A nomenclatural revision of FJ Seaver’s North American cup-fungi (Operculates). Occasional Papers of the Farlow Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany, (17), 1-32.
Seaver, F. J. (1942). The North American Cup-fungi:(operculates): Supplement.
Based on microscopic features
29% (1)
Recognized by sight: Only 96.5% match to other T. zukalii on GenBank
Used references: BLAST

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