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Oomyces carneoalbus

Oomyces carneoalbus (Lib.) Berk. & Broome, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., Ser. 2 7: 185 (1851).

Sphaeria carneoalba Lib., Pl. crypt. Arduenna, fasc. (Liège) 3(nos 201–300): no. 241 (1834).

Index Fungorum number: IF 189698; Facesoffungi number: FoF 06488, Fig. 1

Description: see Berkley and Broome (1851).

Material examined: see Berkley and Broome (1851).

Fig. 1 Oomyces carneoalbus (re-drawn from Berkley and Broome 1851). a Section through ascomata. b Asci and ascospores.

Importance and distribution

Oomyces comprises seven species known on Deschampsia sp. (Poaceae), Elymus repens (Poaceae), Elytrigia repens (Poaceae), Guadua weberbaueri (Poaceae) and Solidago virgaurea (Asteraceae). Oomyces is reported from Asia (Russia), Europe (Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom) and South America (Brazil, Peru).



Berkeley MJ, Broome CE. 1851 – Notices of British fungi (538-614). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7, 176–189.


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