Assembling the Fungal Tree of Life

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Phylum Subphylum Class Subclass Order Family Genus Species Anamorph
Ascomycota Pezizomycotina Pezizomycetes Pezizomycetidae Pezizales Helvellaceae Helvella crispa
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Septum / Pore Cap

Helvella_crispa_1227_327cc99237c4266f5f8c6fc5508aa7e78c3bbab9 Septum in a vegetative hypha of Helvella crispa.

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  
Organelle trafficking ribosomes/small particles or organelles 3 Images
Woronin body type globose 1 Images
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
Character Quality Good
Fixation formaldehyde and glutaraldehyde or glutaraldehyde with osmium postfix
Study Complete Yes
Author Kimbrough, J.W. and Gibson, J.L.
Date 1989
Source Mycologia 81:914-920
Herbarium FLAS
Herbarium Number F52918
Collector J.L. Gibson
Collector date 1982-07-12
Source of character Sporocarp

Cell type: (AH) ascogenous hypha/ascus

Component: Ascogenous hypha/ascus, immature

CharacteristicStateCodeImages
Immature septal pore simple with single central pore 1 Images
Immature septal pore associated structures pore associated structures absent 0 Images
Immature septal pore occlusion occlusion a convex or biconvex band or more complex hemisphere 4 Images
Immature pore occlusion detailed structure cone to dumbell-shaped with V-shaped striations and usually an electron-light torus 6 Images
Sources
Notes Pore plug shows no carbohydrate localization.
Character Quality Good
Fixation formaldehyde and gluteraldehyde or glutaraldehyde with osmium postfix; polysaccharide staining with periodic acid, thiocarbohydrazide or thiosemicarbazide, and silver proteinate
Study Complete No
Author Kimbrough, J.W. and Gibson, J.L.
Date 1989
Source Mycologia 81:914-920
Herbarium FLAS
Herbarium Number F52918
Collector J.L. Gibson
Collector date 1982-07-12
Source of character Sporocarp

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