Revision of Microascus with the description of a new species
Persoonia - Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi , Volume 8 - Issue 2 p. 191- 197
The genus Microascus is redescribed. It now comprises species with ostiolate, dark ascomata and small, asymmetrical, one-celled, smooth, yellow ascospores with a single germ pore at the base. The conidial states fit Scopulariopsis or Wardomyces. A key is given to 11 accepted species and two similar species of Kemia and Chaetomium. A fungus isolated from soil in West Africa is described as Microascus senegalensis. A list of 7 excluded or doubtful species is added.
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von Arx, J.A. (1975). Revision of Microascus with the description of a new species. Persoonia - Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi, 8(2), 191–197.