Comprehensive Description

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Creonectria diploa (Berk. & Curt.) Seaver,
Mycologia 1 : 190. 1909.
Nectria diploa Berk. & Curt.; Berk. Jouir. I,inn. Soc. 10 : 378. 1868.
Perithecia in dense, erumpent clusters about 0.5 mm. in diameter; individual perithecia minute, ovoid, nearly smooth, bright-red, finally collapsing ; asci cylindric, 8-spored ; spores vertically 2-seriate, very large, fusoid, 1-septate, hyaline, with 2-4 oil-drops, 2025 X 7-10 /i.
On bark of Alnus sp.
Type locality : South Carolina.
Distribution : Known only from the type locality.
bibliographic citation
Fred Jay Seaver, Helen Letitia Palliser, David Griffiths. 1910. HYPOCREALES, FIMETARIALES. North American flora. vol 3(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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