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 Thecotheus pelletieri
Authority(Cr. & Cr.) Boud.



Septum / Pore Cap

Thecotheus_pelletieri_1242_a59ce43949769aff9b23dcefaf8ec35889a73eca Septum of an ascus in Thecotheus pelletieri.
Thecotheus_pelletieri_1243_0c1fd79978bf0f93d8ebaa4dcf86d2a8d6530693 Multiperforate septa and Woronin body in non-ascogenous hypha in ascocarp of Thecotheus pelletieri.

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

Component: Hypha excluding ascogenous hypha/ascus

CharacteristicStateCodeImages
Uniperforate septa absent, walled off pore, or apparently walled off pore 0 Images
Uniperforate septal pore margin uniperforate septal pore absent 0  
Protruding non-membrane-bound bodies associated with septal pore(s) absent 0 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 absent 0 Images
Organelle trafficking organelle trafficking 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 simple pores in multiperforate septum with uniform pores not solely adjacent to hyphal wall 1 Images
Desmotubules in plasmodesmata absent 0 Images
Sources
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 F52974, F53437
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, excipulum, and ascogenous hyphae
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
Lit. Identifier Maritza Abril, 21 September, 2008
Herbarium FLAS
Herbarium Number F52974, F53437
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 F52974, F53437
Source of character Sporocarp

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