Amplistroma Huhndorf, A.N. Mill., Greif & Samuels, Mycologia 101(6):907 (2009)

Index Fungorum number: IF 513239; MycoBank number: MB 513239Facesoffungi number: FoF 00618; 9 morphological species (Species Fungorum 2020), 6 species with sequence data.

Type speciesAmplistroma carolinianum Huhndorf, A.N. Mill., Greif & Samuels

NotesAmplistroma was introduced by Huhndorf et al. (2009) as a sister to Wallrothiella. Members are saprobes with hyphomycetous, acrodontium-like asexual morphs.

Figure 29 Amplistroma erinaceum (Material examined – PANAMA, La Chorrera, Llanito Verde, on decaying wood of Anacardium excelsum (Anacardiaceae), E. Esquivel, 5 September 2012, AH 43901, paratype). a, b Herbarium details. c, d Stroma (long ostiolar necks are in black arrows). e Longitudinal section of stroma. f Peridium. g Longitudinal section through the neck. h Asci. i Ascospores. j Paraphyses and asci (h, j redrawn from Checa et al. 2013). Scale bars: c = 1000 µm, d, e = 500 µm, g = 200 µm, f = 50 µm, h, j = 10 µm, i = 5 µm.


  • Amplistroma carolinianum