Sigarispora ravennica (Tibpromma, Camporesi & K.D. Hyde) Thambug. & K.D. Hyde, Fungal Divers.74: 238 (2015). Fig. 103
= Lophiostoma ravennicum Tibpromma, Camporesi & K.D. Hyde, in Liu et al., Fungal Divers. (2015).
MycoBank number: MB 551256; Index Fungorum number: IF 551256; Facesoffungi number: FoF 08283
Description – see Liu et al. (2015) as Lophiostoma ravennicum.
Material examined – Italy, Ravenna Province, Marina Romea, on stems of Juncus sp. (Juncaceae), 28 November 2013, E. Camporesi IT1544 (MFLU 14-0692, holotype).
Notes – In this study, Sigarispora ravennica is described, which is the type species of Sigarispora. According to Liu et al. (2015), this species was placed under Lophiostoma. Thambugala et al. (2015b) introduced Sigarispora with Sigarispora ravennica as the type species based on morphology and phylogeny.
Figure 103 – Sigarispora ravennica (MFU-140692, holotype). a, b Ascomata on host surface. c Cross section of ascoma. d Ostiole. e Peridium. f Asci when immature. g Asci. h–j Ascospores. k Ascospore stained in Indian ink. l Germinating ascospore. m, n Colonies on MEA media. Scale bars: a = 500 μm, b = 100 μm, c = 50 μm, d–g = 10 μm, h–l = 5 μm.