Assembling the Fungal Tree of Life

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Phylum Subphylum Class Subclass Order Family Genus Species Anamorph
Basidiomycota Agaricomycotina Agaricomycetes Auriculariales Auriculariaceae Exidia candida
AuthorityLloyd



Septum / Pore Cap

Exidia_candida_1246_7a8cc08e459d0d04287c1f56ffd59aa0e02139e7 Septum in a vegetative hypha of Exidia candida.

Cell type: (XN) mycelium of unknown nuclear status

Component: Hypha excluding ascogenous hypha/ascus

CharacteristicStateCodeImages
Uniperforate septa a single central pore 1 Images
Uniperforate septal pore margin septal pore swelling 3 Images
Protruding non-membrane-bound bodies associated with septal pore(s) absent 0 Images
Membrane-bound bodies associated with septal pore(s) absent 0 Images
Membranous structures associated with septal pore(s) septal pore cap 1 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  
Woronin body type Woronin bodies absent 0 Images
Septal pore cap basic structure simple cap (cap with unelaborated abseptal surface) 2 Images
Detailed structure of elaborated septal pore cap elaborated cap absent 0 Images
Detailed structure of simple septal pore cap cap imperforate or uniperforate, curved 2 Images
Saccules of elaborated pore cap lined with external electron-dense layer absent 0  
Substructure of pore cap cap with three internal layers (central electron-dense layer between two less electron dense layers) 3 Images
Pore cap enclosed by endoplasmic reticulum absent 0 Images
Multiperforate septum multiperforate septum absent 0 Images
Desmotubules in plasmodesmata absent 0 Images
Sources
Notes Pore channel has dark area,but it is unclear if this is an occlusion; area outside pore cap not shown; one figure.
Character Quality Good
Fixation glutaraldehyde with osmium post-fix
Study Complete No
Author Wells, K.
Date 1994
Source Mycologia 86: 18-48
Other Sources Bandoni. R.J. and Wells. K., Trans. Mycol. Soc. Japan 33:13-19, 1992
Source of character Somatic hyphae

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