, Volume 38, Issue 3, pp 287–295 | Cite as

Five interesting ascomycetes from herbal drugs

  • Yoshikazu Horie
  • Dongmei Li
Original Papers


Among strains isolated from herbal drugs in a mycological survey conducted in 1977–1980, five noteworthy species of pyrenomycetous ascomycetes are described and illustrated:Gelasinospora mirabilis var.gigaspora var. nov., isolated from Taraxaci Herba (Japanese name, Hokoei);Lophotrichus ampullus, isolated from Trichosanthis Radix (Japanese name, Karokon);L. bartlettii, isolated from Chamomillae Flos (Japanese name, Kamitsure);Sordaria conoidea, isolated from Plantaginis Semen (Japanese name, Shazenshi); andThielavia subthermophila, isolated from wood ofAbies webbiana, Plantaginis Semen and Plantaginis Herba (Japanese names, Shazenshi and Shazenso).

Key words

Gelasinospora mirabilis var.gigaspora herbal drug Lophotrichus Sordaria Thielavia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshikazu Horie
    • 1
  • Dongmei Li
    • 2
  1. 1.Natural History Museum and Institute, ChibaChiba-shi, ChibaJapan
  2. 2.Research Center for Medical MycologyBeijing Medical UniversityBeijingChina

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