Three New Miocene Fungal Palynomorphs from the Brassington Formation, Derbyshire, UK

@article{Pound2019ThreeNM,
  title={Three New Miocene Fungal Palynomorphs from the Brassington Formation, Derbyshire, UK},
  author={Matthew J. Pound and Jennifer M. K. O'Keefe and Noelia Betiana Nu{\~n}ez Ota{\~n}o and James B. Riding},
  journal={Palynology},
  year={2019},
  volume={43},
  pages={596 - 607}
}
ABSTRACT The Middle to Late Miocene Brassington Formation from the Peak District in Derbyshire, central UK, has yielded a diverse vegetation assemblage, but until now there have been no reports of fungal remains. Here, we describe three new species of fossil fungal palynomorphs from the Kenslow Member of the Brassington Formation. The taxa have been assigned to the Chaetosphaeriaceae and Pyrenulales, and were most likely saprophytic members of the community. The extant living relatives of the… Expand
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