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Epicoleosporium ramularioides

Epicoleosporium ramularioides Videira, H.D. Shin & Crous, in Videira, Groenewald, Braun, Shin & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 83: 100 (2016).

            Index Fungorum number: IF 816847; Facesoffungi number: FoF 03699, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2016).

Material examined: see Videira et al. (2016).



Fig. 1. Epicoleosporium ramularioides (CBS 141103; re-drawn from Videira et al. 2016). a. Conidiophores. b, e, f. Conidiophore and conidia. c, d. Conidia.  Scale bars: a–f = 10 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Epicoleosporium are saprobic and help in nutrient recycling in the ecosystem.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Epicoleosporium has not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

The biocontrol properties of Epicoleosporium has not been studied.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

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


Diversity of the genus

Epicoleosporium comprises one species isolated from uredinia of Coleosporium phellodendri (Coleosporiaceae), on leaves of Phellodendron amurense (Rutaceae) in South Korea. Comprehensive studies are likely to discover more species of Epicoleosporium.



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