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Jobellisia guangdongensis

Jobellisia guangdongensis F. Liu & L. Cai

MycoBank MB564385

Etymology: Guangdongensis, referring to the province where the type was collected.

Sexual morph: Ascomata 200–400 µm high, 175–400 µm diam, globose to subglobose, superficial, dark brown to black, gregarious, papillate, ostiolate. Peridium 60 µm wide, three-layered in longitudinal section. Paraphyses 2.5–5 µm wide, numerous, filamentous, septate, constricted at the septa, not embedded in a gelatinous matrix. Asci 76.5–97 ´ 5–8 µm, eight-spored, cylindrical, short pedicellate, unitunicate, with a refractive apical apparatus, 3.5–4.5 µm in diam. Ascospores 8.0–10.5 ´ (3.0–)3.5–4.5 µm , overlapping uniseriate, fusoid to fusiform, with acute ends, one-septate, slightly constricted and thick-walled at the septum, greenish-brown.


Habitat: Saprobic on submerged wood.


Distribution: China, collected in Guangdong Province.


Holotype: CHINA. GUANGDONG PROVINCE: Zhaoqing Dinghu Mountain, in a stream. On submerged wood, 29 Dec 2010, F. Liu, HMAS251240. No culture was obtained despite several attempts.


Other species: Jobellisia luteola (Ellis & Everh.) M.E. Barr; Jobellisia viridifusca K.M. Tsui & K.D. Hyde



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Hyde KD, Norphanphoun C, Maharachchikumbura SSN, Bhat DJ et al. 2020 Refined families of Sordariomycetes. Mycosphere 11(1): 305–1059.


Liu, F.; Hu, D.M.; Cai, L. 2012. Conlarium duplumascospora gen. et. sp. nov. and Jobellisia guangdongensis sp. nov. from freshwater habitats in China. Mycologia. 104(5):1178-1186.


Luo ZL, Hyde KD, Liu JK, Maharachchikumbura SSN et al. 2019 – Freshwater Sordariomycetes. Fungal Diversity 99, 451–660.


Ranghoo, V.M.; Tsui, C.K.M.; Hyde, K.D. 2001. Brunneosporella aquatica gen. et sp. nov., Aqualignicola hyalina gen. et sp. nov., Jobellisia viridifusca sp. nov. and Porosphaerellopsis bipolaris sp. nov. (ascomycetes) from submerged wood in freshwater habitats. Mycological Research. 105(5):625-633