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Remarks (internal):Thanatephorus terrigenus is distinguished by its four-sterigmate basidia and large, oblong basidiospores which often become septate, but are not known to produce secondary spores by replication.
The lack of replicating basidiospores led Svrcek & Pouzar (1970) to propose the new genus Cejpomyces as a segregate from Thanatephorus and Uthatobasidium, solely to contain T terrigenus. Langer (1994), however, placed the species within Thanatephorus based on overall morphology, a disposition accepted here.
 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Thanatephorus terrigenus (Bres.) G. Langer, Bibl. Myc. 158: 324 (1994). Figures 53 & 54
Corticium terrigenum Bres., Ann. Mycol. 1: 99 (1903).
Ceratobasidium terrigenum (Bres.) Wakef., Trans. Brit. Myc. Soc. 35: 64 (1952).
Cejpomyces terrigenus (Bres.) Svrcek & Pouzar, Ceská Myk. 24: 5 (1970).
Teleomorph. Basidiome: effused, thin, hypochnoid, smooth, white to greyish-white, cream when dried. Hymenium: comprising one or more layers of basidia on vertically branching, cymose, thin-walled hyphae arising from a subicular layer of wider, thick-walled, basal hyphae. Hyphae: subhymenial hyphae thin-walled, hyaline, with short hyphal compartments, somewhat swollen, 7-10 µm diam.; basal hyphae hyaline, with long hyphal compartments, straight, 9-12 µm diam., with slightly thickened walls. Clamp connexions absent. Basidia: oblong to cylindrical (Q= 1.7-3.2), 20-32 x 8-12 µm. Sterigmata: (2-) 4(-6), 10-20 x 2-3 µm. Basidiospores: oblong to cylindrical (Q = 1.9-3.2), (9-) 12.5-22 x 5-9 µm, hyaline to ochraceous, thin-to slightly thick-walled, not producing secondary spores by replication, often with a single septum at mid-point when mature.
Anamorph. No anamorph known.
Habitat and ecology. On damp soil and litter. Basidiome often negatively geotropic. Saprotroph. Known from less than twelve specimens.
Distribution. North temperate. Europe: British Isles (K); Czech Rep. (Svrcek & Pouzar, 1970); Finland (Kotiranta & Saarenoksa (1993); Germany (Grosse-Brauckman, 1990; Langer, 1994); Netherlands (Arnolds et al, 1992); Poland (S); Sweden (K).
Type specimen. Poland: Miedzyrzec, on ground, Aug., B. Eichler, S, holotype (!).
Additional illustrations. Kotiranta & Saarenoksa (1993); Langer (1994); Svrcek & Pouzar (1970); Talbot (1965); Wakefield (1952).
 
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