Deightonomyces daleae (Ellis & Kellerm.) Videira & Crous, in Videira, Groenewald, Nakashima, Braun, Barreto, de Wit & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 87: 347 (2017).
≡ Cercospora daleae Ellis & Kellerm., in Ellis & Everhart, J. Mycol. 4(1): 6 (1888)
Index Fungorum number: IF 822753; Facesoffungi number: FoFxxx, Fig. 1
Description: see Videira et al. (2017).
Material examined: see Videira et al. (2017).
Fig. 1. Deightonomyces daleae (re-drawn from Passalora daleae in Fig. 3 from Braun 1996). a. Sporodochium. b. Conidiophores. c. Conidia. Scale bar = 20 μm.
Importance and role
Importance of genus to ecosystem
Species of Deightonomyces are plant pathogenic causing leaf spots.
Industrial relevance and applications
The industrial applications of Deightonomyces has not been investigated.
The biocontrol properties of Deightonomyces has not been reported.
Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications
The chemical application of Deightonomyces has not been studied. This warrants further studies.
Diversity of the genus
Deightonomyces comprises only one species known on Dalea enneandra and Dalea spinosa (Fabaceae) in Kansas and Mexico. Deightonomyces is still poorly studied. More research is warranted for species discovery.