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Johnston, P.R.; Park, D. 2005: Chlorociboria (Fungi, Helotiales) in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 43(3): 679-719.

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Johnston, P.R.; Park, D. 2005: Chlorociboria (Fungi, Helotiales) in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 43(3): 679-719.
10.1080/0028825X.2005.9512985
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Chlorociboria

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Ascospores more than 30 μm long, filiform to clavate
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Ascospores less than 30 μm long, ellipsoidal to fusiform
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Ascospores not tapering to base, coiling on release from asci
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Ascospores tapering to base, not coiling on release from asci
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Hymenium orange-brown when dry, receptacle concolorous or dark blue-green, if blue-green, then margin remains pale; receptacle covered with matted, hair-like elements, these rough-walled
Hymenium and receptacle blue-green when dry, undifferentiated at margin of the cup; receptacle smooth, outer excipular elements smooth-walled and appressed
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Ascospores cylindric in shape, more or less uniform in width, with broadly rounded ends
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Ascospores elliptic to fusiform in shape, tapering to more or less acute ends
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Ascospores 16–25 × 2.5–3(–3.5) μm
Ascospores 10–14 × 2.5(–3) μm
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Apothecia short-stipitate; tomentum hyphae lacking, or present
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Apothecia with long, narrow stipe; tomentum hyphae lacking
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Hymenium yellowish, blue-green to dark blue-green when fresh, translucent yellow, dark blue-green to black when dry; ascospores more or less symmetrical, not surrounded by a gelatinous sheath
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Hymenium white when fresh, pale yellow to pale blue-green when dry; ascospores asymmetrical, surrounded by a gelatinous sheath
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Ascospores more than 2 μm wide, more than 10 μm long
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Ascospores 1.5(–2) μm wide, mostly less than 10 μm long
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Apothecia lacking whitish bloom, solitary, not arising from stromatic base; tomentum hyphae absent
Apothecia with whitish bloom, often several arising from common stromatic base; tomentum hyphae smooth-walled, coiling
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Tomentum hyphae lacking or smooth-walled
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Tomentum hyphae rough-walled
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Ascospores 9–17 μm long
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Ascospores more than 20 μm long
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Ascospores (9–)10.5–11.5(–15) × 2–2.5(–3) μm; hymenium translucent blue-green when dry
Ascospores (12–)13.5–15(–17) × 3–4 μm; hymenium bright yellow when dry
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Apothecia solitary, not arising from a stromatic mass; hymenium dark blue-green when fresh, black when dry; receptacle when mature dark blue-green; stipe more or less equal in diameter, not ridged
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Often with several apothecia arising from a common stromatic basal mass; hymenium pale greenish when fresh, yellow when dry; receptacle when mature pale yellow with small, dark flecks; stipe tapering to base, with coarse vertical ridges
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Ascospores equal in shape toward both ends, 13.5–17.5 × 4–5 μm; ectal excipulum covered with a more or less complete layer of darkened, smooth-walled hyphae, ends of these hyphae typically swollen clavate to fusoid; tomentum hyphae may be lacking, or if p
Ascospores slightly wider towards one end, 11.5–15 × 3–4 μm; ectal excipulum covered with incomplete layer of coarsely encrusted hyphae, ends of these hyphae not swollen; tomentum hyphae lacking

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