Frondicola K.D. Hyde, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 110(2): 100 (1992)

MycoBank number: MB 26302; Index Fungorum number: IF 26302; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06188; 1 morphological species.

Type speciesFrondicola tunitricuspis K.D. Hyde

NotesFrondicola tunitricuspis, illustrated in this entry, was found on decaying fronds of Nypa fruticans (Arecaceae). Frondicola has solitary ascomata, visible as dark, raised, circular spots with central ostiolar dots, immersed under a clypeus, cylindrical asci with J-, apical ring and hyaline, unicellular, ellipsoidal ascospores with a mucilaginous sheath (Hyde 1992a).

Figure 124 Frondicola tunitricuspis (Material examined – BRUNEI, on bark of Nypa fruticans Wurmb (Arecaceae), 14 June 1987, K.D. Hyde, BRIP17110, holotype). a Material label. b Ascomata on host substrate. c Close up of ascoma. d Section of ascoma. e Peridium. f Paraphyses. g-j Asci. k-o Ascospores. Scale bars: c = 500 μm, d = 100 μm, e = 20 μm, f, k-o = 10 μm, g-j = 50 μm.


  • Frondicola tunitricuspis