Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

ascus

(pl asci), Sac-like organ characteristic of the major fungus group of Ascomycota. In the asci, after meiosis, (in principle 8) ascospores are formed.

Pseudopeziza trifolii: asci and paraphyses

Pseudopeziza trifolii: asci, between them sterile paraphyses