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Coprotus breviascus (Velenovsky) Kimbrough
Sichuan: Xiangcheng Xian. Crest of ridge along summit of Wuming Shan (dividing line between Daocheng and Xiangcheng Xian). Alpine meadows, dwarf Rhododendron scrub and rock fields. 29°8'46"N, 100°2'18"E; 4700 m.
On dung of yaks. Ascocarps orange when dry, less than 0.5 mm in diam., ascospores oblong-ellipsoid, ca. 12 x 7.5 um, paraphyses club shaped, swollen to globose at apex, to 3 um wide. First record from China.
Zheng WANG & Zhuliang YANG (Z. L. Yang)
WZ0081ex 12 July 1998

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