Halorosellinia oceanica   (S. Schatz) Whalley, E.B.G. Jones, K.D. Hyde & Laessoe,  2000 (Marine Fungus)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Fungi
Phylum:Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order:Xylariales
Family:Xylariaceae

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Description
Stromata subglobose, solitary or caespitose, two layered, outer carbonaceous, pigmented, inner layer non-pigmented.
Ascomata 300-410 µm high, 425-520 µm diameter, subglobose, ostiolate, short papillate; Paraphyses persistent, broad, 2-2.5 µm diameter.
Asci eight-spored, cylindrical, stipitate, with the apical ring bluing in Melzer's reagent, 122-178 µm total length x 10.5-17.5 µm.
Ascospores brown, one-celled, 19-24.5 x 8-12.5 µm, subglobose to broadly elliptic, rounded ends, with a straight germ slit, monostichously arranged in the ascus.


Synonym (s)
Hypoxylon oceanicum S. Schatz, 1988

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Valapattanam INDIA (Record: 02/2001-05/2001)
• Karnataka, Mulki INDIA (Record: 02/2001-05/2001)
• Karnataka, Kundapura INDIA (Record: 02/2001-05/2001)
• Karnataka, Honavar INDIA (Record: 02/2001-05/2001)
• Maharashtra, Malvan INDIA (Record: 02/2001-05/2001)
• Karnataka, Karwar INDIA (Record: 02/2001-05/2001)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Delta INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Krishna Delta INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.76) INDIA (Record: 06/2007)
• Karnataka, Udyavara Mangrove INDIA (Record: 10/1999, 03/2000)
• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Delta (Lat: 16.23) (Long: 82.23) INDIA (Record: 08/1993-11/1995)
• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Delta (Lat: 16.75) (Long: 82.33) INDIA (Record: 08/1993-11/1995)
• Andhra Pradesh, Krishna Delta (Lat: 15.83) (Long: 80.75) INDIA (Record: 08/1993-11/1995)
• Andhra Pradesh, Krishna Delta (Lat: 15.91) (Long: 80.83) INDIA (Record: 08/1993-11/1995)
• Karnataka, Nethravathi Mangrove (Lat: 12.83) (Long: 74.83) INDIA
• Kerala, Kavvai-Kunhimangalam Backwater INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Maria, GL and Sridhar, KR (2002) Richness and diversity of filamentous fungi on woody litter of mangroves along the west coast of India Current Science Current Science Association and the Indian Academy of Sciences 83(12) 1573-1580 Available at - http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/dec252002/1573.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sarma, VV (1999) Marine lignicolous fungi. A database on taxonomy NIO, Goa Available at - http://niobioinformatics.in/fungi/index.htm
  • Vittal, BRP and Sarma, VV (2006) Diversity and ecology of fungi on mangroves of Bay and Bengal region - An overview Indian journal of marine sciences NISCAIR 35(4) 308-317 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/items-by-author?author=Vittal%2C+B.P.R.
  • Kandikere, RS (2009) Fungal diversity of Pichavaram mangroves, southeast coast of India Nature and Science Marsland Press 7(5) 67-75 Available at - http://www.sciencepub.net/nature/0705/09_0766_sridhar_Text_ns0705.pdf
  • Maria, GL; and Sridhar, KR (2003) Diversity of filamentous fungi on woody litter of five mangrove plant species from the southwest coast of India Fungal Diversity Fungal Diversity Press 14 109-126 Available at - www.fungaldiversity.org/fdp/sfdp/14-9.pdf
  • Sarma, VV and Vittal, BPR (2000) Biodiversity of mangrove fungi on different substrata of Rhizophora apiculata and Avicennia spp. from Godavari and Krishna deltas, east coast of India Fungal Diversity Fungal Diversity Press 5 23-41 Available at - www.fungaldiversity.org/fdp/sfdp/FD_5_23-41.pdf
  • Sridhar, KR and Maria, GL (2006) Fungal diversity on mangrove woody litter Rhizophora mucronata (Rhizophoraceae) Indian journal of marine sciences NISCAIR 35(4) 318-325 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/1531/1/IJMS%2035%284%29%20318-325.pdf
  • Nambiar, RG and Raveendran, K (2009) Manglicolous marine fungi of Kerala (south India) Botany Research International IDOSI Publications 2 (3) 206-210 Available at - http://www.idosi.org/bri/2%283%2909/14.pdf
  • Sarma, VV; Hyde, KD and Vittal, BPR (2001) Frequency of occurrence of mangrove fungi from the east coast of India Hydrobiologia Kluwer Academic Publishers 455 41-53 Available at - http://www.springerlink.com/content/n31v687x50x22l77/fulltext.pdf

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