Fungalpedia – Note 161 Cervichlamydospora
Cervichlamydospora R. Kar, Mand. & R.K. Kar
Citation when using this data: Saxena RK & Hyde KD in prep – Fungalpedia, Fossil Fungi. Mycosphere.
Classification: Fossil fungi
The monotypic genus, Cervichlamydospora, was described by Karet al. (2010) from the Bhuban Formation (Early Miocene, 23–16 mya) of Tlangsam, Mizoram, India with the following diagnosis “Chlamydospores subcircular, dark brown-black, originate from neck of hyphae; solitary, 14–24 × 12–22 μm, many hyphae adhere together at base, branch out laterally at tip; hyphae wall laevigategranulose, grana up to 1 μm thick, sparsely placed.”
Type species: Cervichlamydospora nigra R. Kar, Mand. & R.K. Kar.
Figure 1 – Cervichlamydospora nigra. Bar = 10 μm (redrawn from Kar, Mandaokar & Kar 2010)
Ramesh K. Saxena, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, India
Edited by Kevin D. Hyde