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 Ascomata. Perithecial 800-1200 × 500-700 μm, subglobose to pyriform, without hairs. Asci. clavate, 400-450 × 45-65 μm; apical ring not distinct, 8-spored, with spores arranged in two rows. Ascospores. Ellipsoid, 37-48 × 22-29 μm; exospore thin; primary appendage basal, cylindrical, 33-55 × 8-11 μm; secondary appendages lash-like, longitudinally striated, upper eccentrically attached to apex of spore, usually about 100 × 8-10 μm, lower one, at the distal end of the primary appendage, narrower and smaller than the upper one, both secondary appendages sometimes very much drawn out, especially in water mounts; germ pore almost apical, about 1.5 μm diam. 


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