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Cercodeuterospora trichophila

Cercodeuterospora trichophila Curzi, Boll. R. Staz. Patalog. Veget. Roma 12: 151 (1932).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 280599; Facesoffungi number: FoF 03699, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2017).

Material examined: see Videira et al. (2017).



Fig. 1. Cercodeuterospora trichophila (CBS 114275; re-drawn from Mycovellosiella cajani Fig. 6 in Videira et al. 2017). a, b, d–f.  Conidiophores, conidiogenous cells and conidia. e, g, h. Catenate conidia. Scale bars = 10 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Cercodeuterospora are pathogenic and cause leaf spot on the host.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Cercodeuterospora has not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

The biocontrol properties of Cercodeuterospora has not been reported.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

The chemical application of Cercodeuterospora has not been studied. Fresh cultures are needed for further studies.


Diversity of the genus

Cercodeuterospora comprises only one species known on Cajanus indicus (Fabaceae) in Somalia. Cercodeuterospora is still poorly studied and more species discovery is warranted.









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