THE GENUS LEPRIEURIA

This genus contains only one species--L. bacillum (Mont.) Laessøe, J. D. Rogers, & Whalley. Images of this species are given on the left. Information can be found below.
* Laessøe, T., J. D. Rogers, and A. J. S. Whalley. 1989. Camillea, Jongiella and light-spored species of Hypoxylon. Mycol. Res. 93: 121-155.
* Samuels, G. J., and E. Müller. 1980. Life history studies of Brazilian ascomycetes 8. Thamnomyces chordalis (anam.: Nodulisporium) and Camillea bacillum (anam.: Geniculosporium) with notes on taxonomy of the Xylariaceae. Sydowia 33: 274-281.

This genus has the following characteristics:

stromatal tissue quantity: distributed above, around, and beneath perithecia
stromatal layers: bipartite
stromatal surface level: erumpent or superficial
stromatal interior: essentially homogeneous
stromatal orange granules surrounding perithecia: absent
stromatal KOH pigments: absent
stromatal conidium-bearing discs: absent
stromatal bases: stipitate or, if sessile, conspicuously constricted
stromatal aggregation: not forming a crust
stromatal shapes: wiry
coremial pegs or remnants: absent
subiculum: absent
substrates: associated with substrates other than dung or insect nests
ascomatal number per stroma: mostly multiperitheciate
ascomatal ostioles: present
ascomatal configurations: not valsoid
ascomatal diameter: less than 2 mm
ascomatal orientation: mostly oriented vertically
ascal apical rings: absent
ascus height vs width: unknown
ascospore cell number: one-celled
ascospore shapes: other than cuboid
ascospore color: colored
ascospore ornamentation: smooth
ascospore germination site morphology: slit-like
perispore dehiscence: indehiscent
anamorphs: Geniculosporium-like