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Fusoidiella depressa

Fusoidiella depressa (Berk. & Broome) Videira & Crous, in Videira, Groenewald, Braun, Shin & Crous, Stud. Mycol. 83: 88 (2016).

Cladosporium depressum Berk. & Broome, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., Ser. 2 7: 99 (1851)

            Index Fungorum number: IF 817146; Facesoffungi number: FoF 03699, Fig. 1

Description: see Videira et al. (2016).

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



Fig. 1. Fusoidiella depressa (CBS 141335; re-drawn from Videira et al. 2016). a–e. Conidia. d–g. Conidiophores. Scale bars: a–g = 10 μm.


Importance and role

Importance of genus to ecosystem

Species of Fusoidiella are phytopathogenic, causing small yellow to olivaceous green spots on leaves.


Industrial relevance and applications

The industrial applications of Fusoidiella has not been investigated.


Quarantine significance

The biocontrol properties of Fusoidiella has not been studied.


Biochemical importance of the genus, chemical diversity or applications

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


Diversity of the genus

Fusoidiella comprises six species known on two host plants and one plant family namely Apiaceae.

Fusoidiella is reported from New Zealand and South Korea. Comprehensive studies are likely to discover more species of Fusoidiella.








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