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Pirozynskiella solaninum

Pirozynskiella solaninum (Sacc. & P. Syd.) S. Hughes, Mycologia 99(4): 632 (2007).

Helminthosporium solaninum Sacc. & P. Syd. [as 'Helmisporium'], in Saccardo, Mem. Reale Ist. Veneto Sci.: 13 [repr.] (1902).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 505763; Facesoffungi number: FoF 12638, Fig. 1

Description: see Hughes (2007); Hernandez-Restrepo et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Hughes (2007); Hernandez-Restrepo et al. (2017).

Fig. 1 Conidiogenous hyphae and conidia of Pirozynskiella solaninum (LPS, holotype, re-drawn from Fig. 3 in Hughes 2007). Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Pirozynskiella comprises three species known on living leaves of Xylosma salzmannii (Salicaceae) and fallen leaves of Laurus (Lauraceae) in Central America (Costa Rica) and Europe (Canary Island).



Hernández-Restrepo M, Gené J, Castañeda-Ruiz RF, Mena-Portales J, Crous PW, Guarro J. 2017 – Phylogeny of saprobic microfungi from Southern Europe. Studies in Mycology 86, 53–97.

Hughes SJ. 2007 – Heteroconium and Pirozynskiella n. gen., with comments on conidial transseptation. Mycologia 99, 628–638.


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