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Home • Lophodermium nitens PLMe3-1-3 v1.0
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Transversal section of ascocarp.
Culture growing on 2% malt extract agar. Images by Rodolfo Salas Lizana.
Top view of ascocarp on dead pine needle.
Pine needles with ascomata and conidiomata.
Figure clock-wise from top left: Transversal section of ascocarp. Culture growing on 2% malt extract agar. Top view of ascocarp on dead pine needle. Pine needles with ascomata and conidiomata. Images by Rodolfo Salas Lizana.

Lophodermium nitens PLME3-1-3 was isolated from ascocarps developing on senescent brown needles of Pinus lambertiana from Mendocino, California. L. nitens can also be found as endophytes from healthy green needles of other haploxylon pines throughout North America and has been detected in Mexico and eastern coast of US.