A new species of Helicogermslita from South Africa
A new xylariaceous ascomycete with ascospores having spiral germ slits and cellular appendages is described as Helicogermslita diversa. This species was isolated from twig litter of a Leucadendron sp. during the exploration of saprobic fungi occurring in the fynbos of the Cape Floral Kingdom. The fungus is illustrated, and described based on its morphological characters.