Ostiolar dots (30–)45–73(–87) μm (n = 60) diam, papillate to conical and pointed or with flattened apices, irregularly disposed or arranged in lines, dark red (including upper part of perithecia); surrounded by radiating mycelium, red around the perithecia, gradually lighter to whitish or yellow with distance from the ostiolar dots. Margin cottony or membranaceous, white to yellow, 4A3–4, 4B4–5. Colour of fertile areas pink with AZD8186 purchase yellow tones, greyish red or reddish brown, 8CD6–8, 9CD5–6, 9DE7–8, 10AB4, to dark red or violaceous-brown, 10CD4–6, 10E4–8, 11DE5-8. Subiculum in section
whitish to bright yellow in lower layers. After rehydration, perithecial mounds becoming evident, upper part and subiculum yellow to orange-red, upper layer turning deeply purple in 3% KOH; ostioles minute, hyaline. Previously KOH-treated spot of the holotype discoloured dark reddish brown to purple, with collapsed perithecia (150–)170–240(–252) μm (n = 20) diam, surrounded by black lines, and dark red ostioles with hyaline openings. Stroma anatomy: Ostioles (70–)84–105(–123) μm long, projecting to 40(–60) μm, (37–)40–65(–85) μm wide at the apex (n = 30), blunt conical, periphysate; marginal cells on apices variable, long-cylindrical and 2–3 μm wide, or clavate and 5–8(–10) μm wide, broadly rounded, or fusoid, or cylindrical with inflated bases. Perithecia (170–)200–255(–285) × (118–)145–210(–240) μm (n = 30), large, globose to sphaeroid or flask-shaped, crowded or separated
by hyphae; peridium (15–)17–23(–27) μm thick at the base and sides (n = 60), subhyaline to pale
yellow, in 3% KOH purple around the ostiolar apex. Cortical and subcortical GANT61 mw tissue consisting of a loose t. intricata of thin-walled hyphae (1.5–)2–5(–6) μm (n = 30) wide above and between the perithecia, hyaline, in uppermost click here layers subhyaline to yellow; turning purple to violet in 3% KOH. Subperithecial tissue variable, thick or nearly absent with perithecia sitting directly on the wood, a t. intricata to epidermoidea of thin-walled hyphae (2–)3–9(–14) μm (n = 60) wide, with partly inflated, submoniliform cells (6–)8–25(–36) × (4–)6–11(–15) μm (n = 30), hyaline to yellowish, not changing Casein kinase 1 colour in 3% KOH. Base of densely intertwined, cylindrical, thin-walled, hyaline hyphae (2–)3–4(–5) (n = 30) wide. Asci (68–)78–103(–123) × (3.8–)4.2–5.0(–5.5) μm, stipe (5–)12–35(–50) μm long (n = 50); on spiral ascogenous hyphae; no croziers seen. Ascospores hyaline, verruculose to spinulose; cells dimorphic; distal cell (3.0–)3.5–4.5(–5.5) × (2.5–)3.0–3.5(–4.0) μm, l/w (1.0–)1.1–1.4(–1.8) (n = 63), subglobose to wedge-shaped; proximal cell (3.5–)4.0–5.0(–6.6) × (2.3–)2.5–3.0(–3.5) μm, l/w (1.3–)1.4–1.8(–2.3) (n = 63), wedge-shaped, oblong, ellipsoidal, less commonly subglobose. Cultures and anamorph: optimal growth at 25°C on all media, poor growth at 30°C, no growth at 35°C. On CMD after 72 h 3–4 mm at 15°C, 4–6 mm at 25°C, 1–2 mm at 30°C; growth limited; mycelium not covering the plate within a month.