Genus Vivantia
Key to Taxa of Vivantia
Accepted Taxa
List of Names

Yu-Ming Ju
Michael J. Adams

Vivantia J. D. Rogers, Y.-M. Ju, & Cand., Mycol. Res. 100: 672. 1996.

Type species: V. guadalupensis J. D. Rogers, Y.-M. Ju, & Cand.

Stromata applano-pulvinate, probably bipartite when immature, wide spreading. Externally and internally black. Fairly carbonaceous.

Perithecia embedded in stroma.

Ostioles lower than the stromatal surface (umbilicate).

Asci cylindrical, short-stipitate, with apical ring blueing in Melzer's reagent.

Ascospores hyaline to subhyaline, smooth, two-celled, with septum median, submedian, or strongly eccentric, without discernible germination site.

Paraphyses broad, longer than asci, numerous.