A new species of Navicella from Costa Rica
Elshafie A. E., Aptroot A., Al-Bahry S. N. & Al-Kindi A. Y. (2005). A new species of Navicella from Costa Rica.
Sydowia 57 (1): 19-22.
Navicella costaricensis sp. nov., isolated from plant debris in the rain forest of Costa Rica, is described and illustrated. The species is characterized by cylindrical ostioles and dark brown, long-ellipsoid, distoseptate ascospores with hyaline end cells that are separated by dark septa from the other cells. The ascospores have lenticular lumina.
Key Word: Navicella, Costa Rica, culture, plant debris, rain forest.