Assembling the Fungal Tree of Life

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Phylum Subphylum Class Subclass Order Family Genus Species Anamorph
Ascomycota Pezizomycotina Pezizomycetes Pezizomycetidae Pezizales Ascobolaceae Ascobolus immersus
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Septum / Pore Cap

Ascobolus_immersus_1379_a4979001b8b326d2aa00575192cdc023bab315d9 Septum in an ascus of Ascobolus immersus.
Ascobolus_immersus_1380_cb9e0bc5a572bc00d9907d44075739d59e4870f7 Septum in a nonascogenus hypha of Ascobolus immersus.

Cell type: (AC) ascocarp -- nonascogenous hyphae or ascospore

Component: Hypha excluding ascogenous hypha/ascus

CharacteristicStateCodeImages
Uniperforate septa a single central pore 1 Images
Uniperforate septal pore margin unelaborated margin 1 Images
Protruding non-membrane-bound bodies associated with septal pore(s) absent 0 Images
Membrane-bound bodies associated with septal pore(s) Woronin bodies 1 Images
Membranous structures associated with septal pore(s) absent 0 Images
Non-membrane-bound, electron-dense bodies associated with septal pore(s) absent 0 Images
Septal pore occlusion thin non-membranous, non-continuous electron-dense material associated with septal swellings (Agaricomycotina) 2  
Septal pore cap basic structure pore cap absent 0 Images
Detailed structure of elaborated septal pore cap elaborated cap absent 0 Images
Detailed structure of simple septal pore cap simple cap absent 0 Images
Saccules of elaborated pore cap lined with external electron-dense layer absent 0  
Substructure of pore cap absent 0  
Zone of organelle exclusion at pore absent 0 Images
Pore cap enclosed by endoplasmic reticulum absent 0 Images
Multiperforate septum multiperforate septum absent 0 Images
Sources
Notes Woronin bodies not illustrated.
Character Quality Good
Fixation formaldehyde and glutaraldehyde with osmium postfix
Study Complete No
Author Kimbrough, J.W. and Curry, K.J.
Date 1985
Source Mycologia 77: 219-229
Herbarium FLAS
Herbarium Number F53453
Source of character Sporocarp

Cell type: (SC) sporocarp

Component: Hypha excluding ascogenous hypha/ascus

CharacteristicStateCodeImages
Woronin body type globose 1 Images
Sources
Notes Associated structures with Woronin bodies: paraphyses and excipulum
Character Quality Good
Fixation Paraformaldehyde, glutaraldehyde, and calcium chloride with osmium postfix
Study Complete No
Author Kimbrough, J.W., and Curry, K.J.
Date 1985
Source Mycologia 77:219-229
Herbarium FLAS
Herbarium Number F53453
Source of character Apothecium

Cell type: (AH) ascogenous hypha/ascus

Component: Ascogenous hypha/ascus, mature

CharacteristicStateCodeImages
Mature septal pore simple with single central pore 1 Images
Mature septal pore associated structures pore associated structures absent 0 Images
Mature septal pore occlusion occlusion a convex or biconvex band or more complex hemisphere 3 Images
Mature pore occlusion detailed structure hemispherical usually with narrow, electron-opaque inner and broad, electron-light outer bands 3 Images
Sources
Character Quality Fair
Fixation formaldehyde and glutaraldehyde with osmium postfix
Study Complete No
Author Kimbrough, J.W. and Curry, K.J.
Date 1985
Source Mycologia 77: 219-229
Herbarium FLAS
Herbarium Number F53453
Source of character Sporocarp

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