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.
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.