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Vishnumyces otonephelii

Vishnumyces otonephelii Hosag. & Harish, Indian Phytopath. 63(1): 85 (2010).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 518814; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11880, Fig. 1

Description: see Hosagoudar (2012); Hongsanan et al. (2014).

Material examined: see Hosagoudar (2012); Hongsanan et al. (2014).


Fig. 1 Vishnumyces otonephelii (re-drawn from Hosagoudar and Harish 2010). a Appressoriate mycelium. b Stellately dehisced thyriothecium. c Ascus. d Ascospore and germinating ascospore.

Importance and distribution

Vishnumyces comprises one species known on leaves of Otonephelium stipulaceum (Sapindaceae) in Asia (India (Kerala)).



Hongsanan S, Li YM, Liu JK, Hofmann TA et al. 2014 – Revision of genera in Asterinales. Fungal Diversity 68, 1–68.

Hosagoudar VB, Harish M. 2010 – Vishnumyces, a new genus of the family Asterinaceae from India. Indian Phytopathology 63, 85–86.

Hosagoudar VB. 2012 – Asterinales of India. Mycosphere 2, 617–852.




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