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Kosmimatomyces alatophylus

Kosmimatomyces alatophylus Bianchin., Reinoso-Fuentealba, Rodr.-Andr., Cano & Stchigel, in Crous et al., Persoonia 44: 403 (2020).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 836059; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11050, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2020).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2020).

Fig. 1 Kosmimatomyces alatophylus (CBS H-24325, holotype, re-drawn from Crous et al. 2020). a, b Conidiophores and conidia. Scale bars: a, b = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Species of Kosmimatomyces are saprobic and help in decomposition of organic matter in the ecosystem. Kosmimatomyces comprises only one species known from soil collected in a saltmarsh in South America (Argentina).



Crous PW, Wingfield MJ, Chooi YH, Gilchrist C et al. 2020 – Fungal Planet description sheets: 1042–1111. Persoonia 44, 301–459.


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