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Septoriella muriformis

Septoriella muriformis (Ariyaw., Camporesi & K.D. Hyde) Y. Marín & Crous, in Marin-Felix, Hernández-Restrepo, Iturrieta-González, García, Gené, Groenewald, Cai, Chen, Quaedvlieg, Schumacher, Taylor, Ambers, Bonthond, Edwards, Krueger-Hadfield, Luangsa-ard, Morton & Moslemi, Stud. Mycol. 94: 110 (2019)

Basionym: Allophaeosphaeria muriformis Ariyaw., Camporesi & K.D. Hyde [as 'muriformia'], in Liu et al., Fungal Diversity 72: 137 (2015) (Liu et al. 2015)

Index Fungorum number: IF 829705; Facesofungi number: FoF 00410

Etymology: The specific epithet muriformia is based on the ascospore septation.

Holotype: MFLU 15-0067

The description taken from Liu et al. (2015)

Saprobic on dead wood. Sexual morph: Ascomata 275–340 μm high × 300–380 μm diam. (x̄ = 290 × 340 μm), solitary, scattered, superficial, globose to subglobose, ostiolate. Ostiole papillate, black, smooth, with neck and without periphyses. Peridium 45–70 μm wide, comprising 2-layers, outer layer composed of heavily pigmented thick-walled cells, innermost layer of broad, hyaline compressed rows of cells of textura angularis. Hamathecium lacking pseudoparaphyses. Asci 210–237 × 50–70 μm (x̄ = 235 × 62 μm, n = 20), 8-spored, bitunicate, fissitunicate, elongate cylindrical to slightly clavate, with a minute pedicel, thick-walled and rounded at apex, with an ocular chamber. Ascospores 40–60 × 20–30 μm (x̄ = 56 × 26 μm, n = 40), overlapping 2–3-seriate, oblong to narrowly oblong, straight to slightly curved, muriform, multi-septate, constricted at each septa, hyaline, pale brown when mature, smooth-walled. Asexual morph: Undetermined

Material examined: ITALY, Province of Forlì-Cesena, Montevescovo, on dead stem, 4 February 2013, E. Camporesi (MFLU 14–1122, holotype), ex-type living culture, MFLUCC 13–0349.

GenBank: ITS: KP765680, LSU: KP765681, SSU: KP765682.

Notes: see Marin-Felix et al. (2019)