Synopsis of Some Genera of the Large Pyrenomycetes

Camilla, Thamnomyces, Engleromyces

Author: C.G. Lloyd
Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,966 / 26 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.5
LoC Category: Q
Downloads: 190
Added to site: 2007.06.08
mnybks.net#: 17266
Genre: Science
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in the former there is considerably more hyphae remnants than spores.

CAMILLEA GLOBOSA (Fig. 847).--Plants densely caespitose, sessile, globose, black, smooth. 7-8 mm. in diameter. Opening by irregular fracture. Stroma hollow, filled with a brown mass of spores and hyphae remnants. Spores elliptical.

Léveillé named this from a specimen from Tolima, Columbia, South America. The type Fig. 847 is all than is known to me. Léveillé spins a long story about it having spores borne on filaments, merely a wrong deduction, I think, from his having found filaments (of the perithecia walls?) mixed with the spores. Saccardo, who evidently did not take much stock in Léveillé's story, omitted the species, suggesting that it was a form of Camillea turbinata. Saccardo's conclusions were almost as bad as Léveillé's.

We have not examined any specimens of Camillea globosa, but suspect a section would show two divisions of the gleba, as in the next. In f

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