Fungal Planet description sheets: 107-127

P.W. Crous, B.A. Summerell, R.G. Shivas, T.I. Burgess, C.A. Decock, L.L. Dreyer, L.L. Granke, D.I. Guest, G.E.St.J. Hardy, M.K. Hausbeck, D. Hüberli, T. Jung, O. Koukol, C.L. Lennox, E.C.Y. Liew, L. Lombard, A.R. McTaggart, J.S. Pryke, F. Roets, C. SaudeL.A. Shuttleworth, M.J.C. Stukely, K. Vánky, B.J. Webster, S.T. Windstam, J.Z. Groenewald

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Novel species of microfungi described in the present study include the following from Australia: Phytophthora amnicola from still water, Gnomoniopsis smithogilvyi from Castanea sp., Pseudoplagiostoma corymbiae from Corymbia sp., Diaporthe eucalyptorum from Eucalyptus sp., Sporisorium andrewmitchellii from Enneapogon aff. lindleyanus, Myrmecridium banksiae from Banksia, and Pilidiella wangiensis from Eucalyptus sp. Several species are also described from South Africa, namely: Gondwanamyces wingfieldii from Protea caffra, Montagnula aloes from Aloe sp., Diaporthe canthii from Canthium inerne, Phyllosticta ericarum from Erica gracilis, Coleophoma proteae from Protea caffra, Toxicocladosporium strelitziae from Strelitzia reginae, and Devriesia agapanthi from Agapanthus africanus. Other species include Phytophthora asparagi from Asparagus officinalis (USA), and Diaporthe passiflorae from Passiflora edulis (South America). Furthermore, novel genera of coelomycetes include Chrysocrypta corymbiae from Corymbia sp. (Australia), Trinosporium guianense, isolated as a contaminant (French Guiana), and Xenosonderhenia syzygii, from Syzygium cordatum (South Africa). Pseudopenidiella piceae from Picea abies (Czech Republic), and Phaeocercospora colophospermi from Colophospermum mopane (South Africa) represent novel genera of hyphomycetes. Morphological and culture characteristics along with ITS DNA barcodes are provided for all taxa.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)138-182
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • sp-nov
  • allied genera
  • south-africa
  • diaporthales
  • eucalyptus
  • genus
  • cryphonectriaceae
  • gnomoniaceae
  • reevaluation
  • evolutionary

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    Crous, P. W., Summerell, B. A., Shivas, R. G., Burgess, T. I., Decock, C. A., Dreyer, L. L., Granke, L. L., Guest, D. I., Hardy, G. E. S. J., Hausbeck, M. K., Hüberli, D., Jung, T., Koukol, O., Lennox, C. L., Liew, E. C. Y., Lombard, L., McTaggart, A. R., Pryke, J. S., Roets, F., ... Groenewald, J. Z. (2012). Fungal Planet description sheets: 107-127. Persoonia, 28, 138-182.