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 Saccobolus depauperatus
Authority(Berk. & Br.) E.C. Hansen



Septum / Pore Cap

Saccobolus_depauperatus_1202_e3fcecbbc30f9a577de7f4a158f3fa0afd916494 Septum from a mature ascus of Saccobolus depauperatus.

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 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 Thin electron-translucent band may be present in septal occlusion. Woronin bodies not illustrated.
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
Source of character Sporocarp
Voucher Notes Authors report specimen unaccessioned

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
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
Source of character Apothecium
Voucher Notes Authors report specimen unaccessioned

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
Notes Additional septal pore plug; walled off ascus septal pore.
Character Quality Fair
Fixation formaldehyde and gluteraldehyde with osmium postfix
Study Complete No
Author Kimbrough, J.W. and Curry, K.J.
Date 1985
Source Mycologia 77: 219-229
Herbarium
Source of character Sporocarp
Voucher Notes Authors report specimen unaccessioned

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