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Extremopsis radicicola

Extremopsis radicicola G. Delgado & Maciá-Vicente, in Crous et al., Persoonia 46: 463 (2021).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 838946; Facesoffungi number: FoF 11117, Fig. 1

Description: see Crous et al. (2021).

Material examined: see Crous et al. (2021).


Fig. 1 Chlamydospores of Extremopsis radicicola (CBS 147117, holotype, re-drawn from Crous et al. 2021). Scale bar = 10 μm.

Importance and distribution

Extremopsis comprises only one species known from soil in a wet heathland (‘trampal’) in Europe (Spain). It is a root-associated endophyte and may protect the plant against abiotic and biotic stresses (Crous et al. 2021).




Crous PW, Cowan DA, Maggs-Kölling G, Yilmaz N et al. 2021 –Fungal Planet description sheets: 1182–1283. Persoonia - Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi 46, 313–528.


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