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ostiole

(ŏs′tē-ōl′)
n.
A small opening or pore, as of a fruiting body.

os′ti·o′lar (ŏs′tē-ō′lər, ŏ-stī′ə-) adj.

ostiole

a pore through which spores are discharged from the fruiting bodies of some fungi, or from which gametes are passed out from the conceptacles of brown algae.
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The shiny black stromata, bovei-type ostiolar discs, and green pigments (Fig.
In comparison with other Argentinean species, it has smaller ostiolar discs ([less than or equal to] 2 mm) and ascospores, these have a germ slit on the flattened side (Table 1, Fig.
It is characterized by effused, applanate to pulvinate blackish stromata with brown tones when young, inconspicuous up to 1/4 exposed perithecial mounds; ostiolar truncatum-type discs; amyloid apical rings and brown ellipsoid-inequilateral ascospores with straight germ slits spore-length and dehiscent perispore in KOH.
stygium but can be easily differentiated by the size of the perithecia and ostiolar discs (Table 1).
Ascomas periteciales negros, gregarios, inmersos a semi-inmersos, 0,2-0,3 (-0,5) mm diam., papila ostiolar pequena, errumpente, comprimida lateralmente, en algunos casos un poco aguda, 0,1-0,2 mm de alto.
Los materiales estudiados coinciden con la descripcion de Holm & Holm (1988), excepto por la mayor longitud y diametro de sus ascosporas (20-) 24-28 x (6) 7-8 [micron]m; ademas los ascomas periteciales son mas grandes y con papila ostiolar prominente.
Ascomas periteciales negros, gregarios, inmersos y semi-inmersos, errumpentes, 400-800 [micron]m diam., papila ostiolar prominente, aplanada lateralmente, con bandas concentricas, (en algunas papilas el diametro disminuye hacia el extremo superior), 200-400 (500) [micron]m de long.
1C, 3C); ostiolar auricle lacking a distinct knob dorsally at end of scent channel (Fig.
Papilas ostiolares conicas, rodeadas de un disco de endostroma, por la dehiscencia abrupta del ectostroma (tipo "bovei") de 0,2-0,4 mm de diametro.
Papilas ostiolares ubicadas por debajo de la superficie estromatica rodeadas de un disco amarillento.
Estroma teleomorfo gregario, lanceado o aplanado, 12-20 x 1,5-2,5 mm; superficie negra opaca, contornos periteciales no evidentes, papilas ostiolares prominentes, conicas, negras y brillosas; ascosporas elipsoidales-inequilateras, naviculares, extremos redondeados anchos, 8-9 x 3,5-5 [micron]m surco germinativo recto, tenue, ocupando toda la longitud de la espora .X.