Chuppomyces handelii (Bubák) U. Braun, C. Nakash., Videira & Crous, in Videira, Groenewald, Nakashima, Braun, Barreto, de Wit & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 87: 370 (2017).
≡ Bubák, in Handel-Mazzetti, Annln K. K. naturh. Hofmus. Wien 23: 106 (1909).
Index Fungorum number: IF 822741; Facesoffungi number: FoF 03699, Fig. 1
Description: see Videira et al. (2017).
Material examined: see Videira et al. (2017).
Fig. 1. Chuppomyces handelii (CBS 113302; re-drawn from Crous and Braun 2003). a. Drawings of the asexual morph. b, c Drawings of the sexual morph (from Crous & Braun 2003). Scale bars: = 10 µm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Chuppomyces are saprobic and help in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.
Industrial relevance and applications
The industrial applications of Chuppomyces has not been investigated.
The biocontrol properties of Chuppomyces has not been reported.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical application of Chuppomyces has not been studied.
Diversity of the genus
Chuppomyces comprises only one species known on Rhododendron ponticum (Ericaceae) in Turkey.